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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
Only 44% of health professionals know vitamin A cuts measles mortality in half
Examiner - 2/16/2015 1:10:56 PM
The use of vitamin A in minimizing measles complications and deaths is widely known around the world. The World Health Organization ... or whose immune systems have been weakened by HIV/AIDS or other diseases. To offer a bit of perspective, however ...
Addressing the increasing incidence of cancer
NATIONAL MIRROR - 2/22/2015 11:19:26 PM
In contrast, deaths from infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS will decline by seven million ... plague us here in Nigeria and many of African countries are inverse to what obtain in other parts of the world due to advances in and conquests of medical sciences.
UN Launches Global Initiative To End Adolescent AIDS
Leadership - 2/18/2015 10:59:43 AM
The new initiative which was launched yesterday at a United Nations meeting which involved world leaders in Nairobi, Kenya aims to end the second leading cause of death among young ... UNAIDS [Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS] and UNICEF, aims to reach ...
A Model for the Future: Funding the End of Childhood Illness Together
The Huffington Post - 2/25/2015 11:20:03 AM
Evidence that countries are ... access to vaccines and HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention services, has been one of the most important public health successes in the modern age--greatly reducing the number of childhood deaths, especially for those children ...
India, the world's refuge for affordable medicines
Deccan Herald - 2/15/2015 9:33:12 PM
It has placed the country on the map of the pharmaceutical world and built a brand image ... “Millions will die if India cannot produce new HIV/AIDS medicines in the future — it is a matter of life and death.” While speaking at a function in Mumbai ...
Cancer is the poor parent of development aid
EurActiv.com - 2/24/2015 7:25:00 AM
SPECIAL REPORT: Long considered a disease of rich countries, cancer is no longer sparing Africa, where, to general indifference, the number of deaths is soaring ... And the primary targets remain HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. As for developed ...
Statement by the President on the Death of Kayla Jean Mueller
The White House President Barack Obama - 2/14/2015 5:56:39 AM
At this time of unimaginable suffering, the country shares in their grief. Kayla dedicated her life to helping others in need at home and around the world. In Prescott, Arizona, she volunteered at a women’s shelter and worked at an HIV/AIDS clinic.
UN launches 'All In' initiative to end adolescent AIDS
UN News Centre - 2/17/2015 3:40:04 PM
17 February 2015 – In the fight against HIV/AIDS ... behind, world leaders gathered at a United Nations meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, stressed today, as they launched a global initiative that aims to end the second leading cause of death among young ...
Cancer the leading cause of deaths in SD?
observer.org.sz - 2/22/2015 1:00:50 AM
According to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), cancers figure ... Although unconfirmed, cancer seems to be the leading cause of deaths in the country now as opposed to HIV/AIDS. Asked on this issue, Deputy Director of Health Services ...
DOH warns against aggressive new HIV strain
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2/24/2015 9:01:03 PM
With a new strain of HIV infecting people in other parts of the world, the public should be more informed about the growing prevalence of HIV-AIDS cases in the country ... ultimately leading to death. In 2013, the World Health Organization issued new ...
Indians lose billions of life years to air pollution
New Scientist - 2/25/2015 3:16:16 PM
killing about three times as many people in India as HIV/AIDS and malaria combined." "Major improvements in India's air quality could reduce attributable mortality by hundreds of thousands of deaths per year, and likely would provide substantial increases ...
Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World
Triple Pundit - 1/28/2015 9:58:43 AM
That’s almost three times more deaths than those caused by malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... to lower-income countries so they can do the same. But why should wealthy Western countries care about pollution in the developing world?
What Big Data Won’t Tell You
Boston University - 2/26/2015 5:13:47 AM
A warren of fetid alleyways, the ghetto is a few yards and a world apart from the nearby boulevards ... nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), such as Strengthening HIV/AIDS Response Partnership with Evidenced–Based Results (SHARPER), better serve ...
Leaders from around the world are All In to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents
UNICEF - 2/16/2015 11:55:11 PM
We’re committed to working with partner countries and ... Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) leads and inspires the world to achieve its shared vision of zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths.
Rwanda: Play Your Role in Combating HIV Prevalence, Scribes Told
AllAfrica - 2/13/2015 11:58:44 PM
The meeting was premised on last year's World Aids Day ... the head of HIV/Aids division at RBC, called on journalists to play a great part in ensuring that by the end of the campaign, in November, HIV/Aids-related deaths is down by half.