|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
Child sex abuse in Indonesia now punishable by chemical castration
CNN - 5/25/2016 8:42:49 PM
The law was drafted to address a significant increase in cases of sexual violence against children, Widodo said, although he gave no statistics to illustrate an increase. The country has long struggled with a high incidence of sexual violence, and several ...
Economic Crisis of 2008 Followed by Excess Cancer Deaths
Medscape News - 5/25/2016 10:44:30 PM
The global economic crisis of 2008, which saw steep unemployment and reduced public-sector healthcare spending, has now been linked to an increase in cancer mortality — an excess of over 260,000 deaths ... countries were classified according to the World ...
World Tourism Organization Releases Latest Mexico Travel Stats
Travel Agent Central - 5/25/2016 7:16:55 PM
The Mexico Tourism Board recently shared some new travel statistics from the ... moving from ninth to tenth place in world rankings. The data also showed that the number of foreign visitors airlifted to Mexico by country of residence, from January ...
Nigeria: Who Stole the HIV/Aids Money?
AllAfrica - 5/24/2016 10:42:42 AM
The authorities should ensure the criminals bear the full weight of the law Nigeria has the world's second highest number of people infected with HIV/AIDS after South Africa. The country also accounts for one-third of all deaths from malaria in Africa and ...
Roland Martin (NewsOne Now): Atlanta’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic Equivalent to 3rd World Countries
Electronic Urban Report - 5/13/2016 9:15:32 AM
which shows the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Atlanta is equivalent to that of Third World African countries, Martin questioned the role and involvement of Black Organizations to educate and help prevent the spread of the disease. Although Martin agrees HIV/AIDS is ...
South Africans are some of the hardest workers in the world
businesstech.co.za - 5/25/2016 9:44:15 AM
Statistics from the OECD shows the total number of hours worked in year across the world – and how South Africa compares ... The OECD data is based on reported statistics from the countries it covers. The group countries is not comprehensive, and ...
Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko released by Russia in prisoner swap
The Guardian - 5/25/2016 11:31:37 AM
She was captured and put on trial in southern Russia, charged with complicity in the deaths of Russian journalists who were ... “We wouldn’t have embarrassed ourselves before the whole world with the ‘trial’ of a deputy of the Rada and Pace.
The World Promises To Do A Better Job Aiding Refugees From Violence
Bills Insider - 5/25/2016 10:05:43 AM
... and only has $450 million worth of aid coming from other countries, so I think it's important that all of us recognise how crucial it is today, the need for humanitarian relief". World leaders and representatives of humanitarian org. "It is our duty ...
World humanitarian summit opens
Quadrangle - 5/25/2016 10:41:31 AM
Sheikh Sabah said that Kuwait also played a huge role in supporting Syrians living in severe conditions due to the ongoing war in their country. The summit runs through Tuesday. When UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for the first-ever World ...
World Humanitarian Summit: Turn commitment into action
unmultimedia.org - 5/24/2016 4:04:49 PM
He said global crises have generated millions of refugees and migrants, and resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths ... He expressed hope that the world will become a more peaceful place, but only if countries translate this idea into action.
Leading Alcohol Producers Contribute to UN Global Goals of Halving Road Traffic Deaths by 2020
PR Newswire - 5/24/2016 12:08:36 PM
The success of these programs reflect the Commitments' goal to reduce drink driving, and contribute to ambitious targets set by the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety, to decrease road traffic deaths and injuries by half by 2020. Country program ...
Takata hires Lazard, seeks cash infusion after air bag deaths
Reuters - 5/25/2016 6:30:58 AM
Takata Corp (7312.T) confirmed on Wednesday it has hired investment bank Lazard Ltd to lead a financial restructuring in an effort to resolve costs stemming from its recall of tens of millions of faulty air bags linked to at least 13 deaths and more than ...
World's top insurer ditches $2 billion tobacco investment
WMUR - 5/24/2016 7:29:26 AM
The company said tobacco consumption is the major cause of long-term non-infectious diseases including cancer, heart disease and chronic respiratory illnesses, which are together responsible for 68% of all deaths worldwide. But the group's investment ...
World Humanitarian Summit vital to end suffering: Amir – Leaders meet to fix ‘broken’ aid system
Kuwait Times - 5/23/2016 8:30:52 PM
ISTANBUL: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stressed on the importance of holding the first World ... his country has contributed over $2 billion for the cause in the past five years. He added that “according to international statistics ...
Kiev’s Joan of Arc, Nadiya Savchenko, released by Russia
The Australian - 5/26/2016 11:59:04 AM
She was captured in 2014 and put on trial in southern Russia, charged with complicity in the deaths of Russian journalists ... I want the entire democratic world to understand that Russia is a Third World country with a totalitarian regimen and a petty ...