|Rank||Country||HIV/AIDS - deaths|
|12||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||31,700|
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, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
WORLD CANCER DAY - Gujarat among top ten states in cancer deaths
Times of India - 2/4/2016 7:52:30 AM
While the world observes World Cancer Day on Thursday, worrying trends from Gujarat are emerging as the state ranked ninth in terms of most cancer-related mortalities in 2015. Beside this, cancer cases and deaths ... against the country's incidence ratio ...
Americans are much more likely to be killed by guns than people in other countries
Kentucky.com - 2/4/2016 3:27:39 AM
When nine people are gunned down at an Oregon community college, or 14 people fatally shot at a holiday party in California, or nine parishioners killed at a church in Charleston, the world ... countries. The rate of unintentional deaths involving guns ...
How U.S. gun deaths compare to other countries
WTSP - 2/3/2016 3:17:30 PM
"Overall, our results show that the U.S., which has the most firearms per capita in the world, suffers disproportionately from firearms compared with other high-income countries," said ... for 82 percent of all gun deaths. The United States also accounted ...
Exceptionalism: 80% of gun-related deaths in developed world happen ... Guess where?
Axis of Logic - 2/4/2016 1:21:47 PM
Americans are 10 times more likely to be killed by a gun compared to people living in other developed nations around the world. This is according ... Taking into account all deaths caused by firearms in developed countries, the researchers were able ...
World Cancer Day and a troubled world
The Sun - 2/4/2016 1:54:36 AM
AS a worldwide affair that takes place annually on February 4, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. Its aim is to stop millions of needless deaths annually ... threatening diseases. HIV/AIDS, Ebola, Lassa fever ...
The world’s most violent cities
The Economist online - 2/3/2016 7:49:31 PM
The country’s national statistics also bear out this grim record; it has surpassed Honduras as the country with the world's highest murder rate. The numbers from Brazil are especially bleak, some 21 of its cities now feature on the list, up from 14 five ...
Americans are ten times more likely to die from firearms than citizens of other developed countries
Science Daily - 2/2/2016 5:34:42 PM
Gun deaths are a serious public ... analyzed mortality data gathered by the World Health Organization in 2010. Investigators found that despite having similar rates of nonlethal crimes as other high-income countries, the U.S. has much higher rates of ...
Venezuela Tops World's Most Miserable Economies for Second Year
News Max - 2/4/2016 7:23:52 AM
Galloping inflation at an annual average of 98.3 percent last year alongside 6.8 percent unemployment earned the South American country the runaway top spot ... pump in Venezuela are the cheapest in the world, even as costs for everyday items and luxuries ...
World Cancer Day: Top five foods that can keep cancer at bay!
Zee News - 2/4/2016 4:39:14 AM
It is one of the leading causes of death in the world, where about 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. According to the WHO, worldwide, the 5 most common types of cancer that kill men are - lung, stomach, liver, colorectal ...
World Cancer Day: Here is what WHO recommended to India to lower cancer risk
Daily News and Analysis - 2/4/2016 11:05:47 AM
WHO said that every year 8.2 million people die from the disease across the world and two-thirds of these deaths occur in low and middle income countries. It also said tobacco use, both in smoke and smokeless forms accounts for 22% of cancer deaths ...
Higher spending on social services linked to fewer AIDS deaths
New Kerala - 2/4/2016 8:06:49 AM
"Our findings highlight the potentially critical importance of spending on social services as an element of HIV prevention and treatment to reduce HIV/AIDS diagnoses and AIDS deaths," said lead study author Kristina Talbert-Slagle from Yale University in ...
Africa: World Cancer Day - Experts Call for More Action
AllAfrica - 2/4/2016 6:48:05 AM
The world's poorest countries are home to more than eight in 10 women newly diagnosed with cervical cancer, and nine in 10 deaths from the disease, according to the United Nations. At least 500,000 women around the world succumb to breast cancer because ...
World Health Organization Declares Zika an International Health Emergency
Slate - 2/1/2016 11:26:38 PM
After warning last week that as many as 4 million people could be infected by the Zika virus, the World Health Organization on Monday ... it has spread rapidly into more than 20 countries. Though not usually deadly or even particularly sickening on its ...
Fire and Rescue head: Israel safest country in fire fatalities
The Jerusalem Post - 2/3/2016 10:55:38 PM
According to World Health Organization data, Israel had 0.38 fire deaths per 100,000 people in 2014, ranking the country 153rd out of 172. The statistic was cited during a meeting to discuss a Jewish National Fund plan to spend NIS 250 million creating ...
Child Abuse Is A Worldwide Problem
OpEdNews - 2/4/2016 4:46:23 AM
While accurate statistics are difficult to obtain on the subject due ... This data is based on 65 studies from 22 countries, so there may be more children who are exposed to sexual abuse. According to further studies, in most cases, child sexual abuse ...