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Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
HIV/Aids in South Africa
mediaclubsouthafrica.com - 3/6/2014 11:05:35 AM
The first official policy response to the epidemic was in 1992, when the government established the National Aids Coordinating Committee of South Africa, followed by the creation of the South African National Aids Council in 2000. In March 2007 ...
HIV Designer Cures
Guardian LV - 3/6/2014 7:52:19 AM
In an effort to cure HIV/AIDS, researchers have investigated the possibility of creating ... a particularly critical time in the development of the HIV/AIDS pandemic because of how many people currently live with the virus in a controlled, but still ...
UNAIDS: Rate of new HIV infections drops by half in 25 countries
CNN - 11/20/2012 7:26:54 PM
New HIV infections have dropped more than 50% in 25 low- and middle-income countries, according to a new World AIDS Day report by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). There were 700,000 fewer new infections last year than in ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 7:57:08 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database ... compilation of data from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths. The primary purpose of ...
HIV and Aids: record numbers in poorer countries receive treatment
theguardian.com - 11/20/2013 2:15:43 PM
Record numbers of people living in low- and ... South Africa and Ethiopia. Many young people did not have access to high-quality, youth-friendly HIV and sexual and reproductive health services. Some 2.1 million young people aged between 10 and 19 living ...
The ‘Broken Promises’ by Rich Countries on HIV/AIDS (Video)
Care2 (blog) - 11/20/2011 11:56:20 PM
In 2005, the leaders of the world’s richest countries ... would flow annually to developing countries due to saved lives and reduced infections. For the first time in the history of the fight against HIV/AIDS, the opportunity to curb the spread of ...
World AIDS Day: South Africa makes progress in HIV/AIDS fight
The Grio - 12/1/2012 2:20:22 PM
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the early 90s when South Africa’s Themba Lethu clinic could only treat HIV/AIDS patients for opportunistic diseases, many would come in on wheelchairs and keep coming to the health center until they died. Two decades later the ...
Global AIDS mortality fell by over 20% in last five years, but large inequalities remain between countries
Aidsmap - 2/5/2014 11:18:30 AM
Reference The overall annual death rate from AIDS has fallen by 21% since 2006 ... and the latter is the only country in the world where HIV is the number one cause of death and disability but which has seen no fall in DALYs lost to HIV.
Remarks by the President on World AIDS Day
The White House President Barack Obama - 12/2/2013 8:28:02 PM
And I’m honored that you could join us in commemorating World AIDS Day, which was yesterday. And this is a time for remembering the friends and loved ones that we’ve lost, celebrating the extraordinary progress -- thanks to some people in this room ...
Basic HIV Statistics
thebody.com - 12/4/2013 11:53:16 PM
HIV and AIDS remain a persistent problem for the United States and countries around the world ... About 34 million people are living with HIV around the world. In 2011, there were about 17 million deaths in persons with AIDS, and nearly 30 million people ...
Roads Will Be More Deadly Than HIV/AIDS In 20 Years
jalopnik.com - 2/15/2014 8:00:32 AM
The Economist cites the World Health Organization, which expects global deaths from car crashes to reach two million per year by 2030. That's how many people are projected ... rigorous crash test requirements, there's still a huge amount of work to be ...
AIDS Deaths, New HIV Infections Continue to Drop Worldwide
US News and World Report - 11/19/2012 11:52:57 PM
That translates to 500,000 fewer people dying worldwide from AIDS in 2011 than died from the disease in 2005, the experts said. Many of these gains are to ... the most progress is being seen in parts of Africa that have been ravaged by the disease.
Mbeki Aids denial 'caused 300,000 deaths'
theguardian.com - 11/25/2008 11:53:22 PM
The Aids policies of the former South African president Thabo Mbeki's government were directly responsible for the avoidable deaths ... country, according to research by Harvard university. South Africa has one of the severest HIV/Aids epidemics in the world.
World AIDS Day 2013
U.S. Department of State - 11/28/2013 11:53:13 PM
On World AIDS ... an AIDS diagnosis was a virtual death sentence in much of Africa. The epidemic was threatening the very foundation of societies – creating millions of orphans, stalling economic development, and leaving countries stuck in poverty.
One of the World's Tiniest, Poorest Countries Is Redefining HIV Care
Atlantic Online - 12/1/2013 3:35:44 PM
Former sex workers participating in a World Bank program to address HIV/AIDS sing and ... Yet in Rwanda, where just 20 years ago a genocide claimed approximately 1 million lives, the government has transformed HIV care for the poor by redefining the ...