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, 2020See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
‘HIV vaccine development has taken a back seat’
The Indian Express - 5/18/2022 3:59:00 PM
With no commercial vaccine available after 35 years, there are very few companies and research laboratories who would invest in further R&D, Dr Ishwar Gilada, president, AIDS Society of India, tells A
50 per cent of the world’s population expected to be myopic by 2050
expresshealthcare - 5/27/2022 6:26:00 AM
The pathologic changes are likely to increase drastically over the next few decades, largely contributed by the ageing effect where young adults who have high rates of myopia(80–90 per cent) in urban
Nanomedicine and HIV Therapeutics
AZoNano - 5/19/2022 7:49:00 AM
The progression of the virus and the associated disease has been reported to be a global pandemic as one of the global lead causes of mortality in adults. The World Health Organization ... Worldpopulationreview.com. 2022. HIV Rates by Country 2022.
Global Viral Clearance Service Market to Grow by a Whopping CAGR of ~21%; Growing Demand for Specialty Drugs to Propel the Market Growth
Benzinga.com - 5/27/2022 3:18:00 PM
According to the statistics by the WHO, more than 15 million people, between the ages of 30 and 69 years, die from chronic diseases, and 85% of these premature deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries ... Indication (HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and ...
Sex education and African classrooms
Modernghana.com - 5/26/2022 11:34:00 AM
The mention of the word lsquo;sex rsquo; elicits a feeling that is discomfort at best but is more often akin to a fresh wound in many African homes.
Prevalence of bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in South Africa, 2017–19: a multistage, cluster-based, cross-sectional survey
The Lancet - 5/17/2022 10:33:00 PM
Tuberculosis remains an important clinical and public health issue in South Africa, which has one of the highest tuberculosis burdens in the world ... high HIV prevalence), relative precision of 20%, design effect of 1·44, and a participation rate ...
Emphysema Prevalence Higher in Black Adults
Tulsa World - 5/17/2022 8:37:00 PM
TUESDAY, May 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Black adults have a significantly higher prevalence of emphysema than White adults, according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society 2022 ...
mRNA HIV Vaccine Development Programme launches in Africa
health-e.org.za - 5/23/2022 6:32:00 AM
With the participation of experts from Africa, inroads are being made into an mRNA HIV vaccine. The non-profit scientific research organisation,
Sex Education And African Classrooms, By Claire Mom
Sahara Reporters - 5/27/2022 7:29:00 AM
The mention of the word ‘sex’ elicits a feeling that is discomfort at best but is more often akin to a fresh wound in many African homes. The mere thought of information centering around the topic passed in schools is even worse.