Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the percentage of adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV/AIDS. The adult prevalence rate is calculated by dividing the estimated number of adults living with HIV/AIDS at yearend by the total adult population at yearend.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
WHO encourages countries to act now to reduce deaths from viral Hepatitis
Meri News - 7/27/2016 2:13:08 PM
"It is time to mobilize a global response to hepatitis on the scale similar to that generated to fight other communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... middle-income country with one of the world's highest prevalence rates of Hepatitis ...
HIV infection rates increasing in 74 countries
101Noticias.com - 7/25/2016 12:53:46 AM
According to Voice of America, the annual rate of HIV infections is down from the peak 3.3 million in 1997, and the yearly deaths from HIV/AIDS have dropped from a high of 1.8 million per year to 1.2 million, according to the new Global Burden of Disease ...
Global Life Expectancy Increases Upto Five Years Since 2000: WHO
NDTV - 7/27/2016 7:53:44 AM
Global life expectancy increased by five years between 2000 and 2015, the World Health Organization said, crediting progress in Africa against HIV, AIDS and malaria ... published in WHO's annual World Health Statistics report. Director-general of the ...
WHO urges countries to take rapid action to reduce new infections, deaths from viral hepatitis
News-Medical - 7/21/2016 12:37:03 AM
"It is time to mobilize a global response to hepatitis on the scale similar to that generated to fight other communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... middle-income country with one of the world's highest prevalence rates of hepatitis ...
Rate of new HIV infections increased in 74 countries over past decade
Medical Xpress - 7/19/2016 12:56:43 PM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate ... HIV/AIDS, it will be challenging to achieve the goal set by the global community to end AIDS by 2030. The entire HIV report, "Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence ...
Global HIV deaths declining, but incidence rates remain stagnant
Healio - 7/22/2016 10:01:22 AM
Annual HIV mortality declined from 1.8 million to 1.2 million deaths since 2005, yet the worldwide rate ... countries, including those with the greatest burden of HIV/AIDS, these two measures increased in several countries with historically lower ...
WHO urges countries to reduce deaths from viral hepatitis
P.M. News Nigeria - 7/22/2016 5:53:48 PM
“It is time to mobilize a global response to hepatitis on the scale similar to that generated to fight other communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis ... income country with one of the world’s highest prevalence rates of hepatitis ...
Women more infected with HIV/Aids but men die more
The Observer - 7/27/2016 9:55:26 AM
Among people living with HIV/Aids, the biggest number are women but men die more due to multiple sexual partners and not being active to antiretroviral treatment (ART). The most recent statistics ... Aids in 15 sub- Saharan countries and the Caribbean.
Malawi arrests 'hyena' man who bragged about sex with children
CNN - 7/27/2016 8:29:32 AM
Grim statistics Some African communities believe that having sex with virgins cures a man of HIV. Malawi has one of the highest HIV rates in the world, with more than 10% of the population between ages 15 and 49 infected with HIV/AIDS, according to the ...
Fight against HIV/AIDS is a collective responsibility – Minister
Ghana Web - 7/20/2016 9:49:25 AM
Alhaji Sulemana said the 2014 report of the Health Sentinel Survey showed an unstable regional HIV/AIDS prevalence over the past decade. For instance, HIV/AIDS prevalence rate ... UNAIDS Global target is to end AIDS by 2030, and some African countries ...
Global Ostomy and Incontinence Product Industry
Yahoo Finance - 7/21/2016 11:02:48 PM
... Prevalence (2015 & 2022): Percentage of Obese Population for Leading Ten Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-28 Changing Demographic Pattern: An Opportunity for Adult Diapers II-28 Table 20: Global Birth Rate Statistics ...
Policy shift: Global Fund downsizes TB programme’s federal staff
The Express Tribune - 7/21/2016 2:24:25 AM
ISLAMABAD: The Global ... on HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria. Pakistan ranks fifth on the list of high-burden TB countries and accounts for 60 per cent of the Eastern Mediterranean Region load of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The prevalence rate is ...
No time for complacency, HIV infections went up in 74 countries over past decade
Hindustan Times - 7/19/2016 1:03:53 PM
AIDS deaths are falling in most countries worldwide, but the rate of new infections increased in 74 countries ... “This study shows that the AIDS epidemic is not over by any means and that HIV/AIDS remains one of the biggest public health threats of ...
Iran up, US down: height study charts global health
Yahoo News - 7/26/2016 11:01:02 AM
Researchers at Imperial College London used data from around the world to track the height of young adults ... National statistics on height can be affected not only by diet and medicine, but also by waves of immigration from countries where people are ...
HIV: 2.5 Million New Cases a Year Signals Stubborn Infection Rate
nanonews.org - 7/26/2016 8:37:53 AM
“Something to worry about is that of the 72,000 new adult HIV infections ... Saharan African countries. “We look forward to building long standing relationships with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (The Alliance) and the Global Forum on MSM and ...