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, 2018See also: HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate map
Kayunga to host AIDS day due to high prevalence rate
New Vision - 11/28/2019 6:39:00 AM
The World AIDS Day which is commemorated on December 1, every year will be held in Kayunga district because it has the highest disease HIV prevalence in the country. While addressing journalists at the ... HIV prevalence among adults (15-49 years) is 5.7%. By the end of 2018, 23,000 AIDS-related deaths were recorded. Mbayo noted that though ...
World AIDS Day: 13,000 Living with HIV in Egypt Despite Efforts to Combat Infection
Egyptian Streets - 12/1/2019 4:35:00 PM
In Egypt mobile clinics, financed by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS ... official statistics which estimates that, in 2018, 22 000 adults and children cases were living with HIV with 31 percent undergoing ART. Since, 2010, the rate of infections of Egypt has risen exponentially despite the fact it is one of the low prevalence countries among ...
HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Ghana pegged at 1.69 per cent
Ghanaweb.com - 7/18/2019 8:53:00 AM
Adult HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the country has been pegged at 1.69 per cent, according to a 2018 national estimates and projections records. The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), which conducted the research, said the Ahafo Region recorded the highest ...
HIV prevalence rate among adults highest in Manipur: Study
Hindustan Times - 3/22/2018 9:54:00 AM
(Shutterstock) With a prevalence rate of 0.76% among adults, third highest in the country, Nagaland has 22,878 ‘People living with HIV’ (PLHIV) and AIDS cases, an official of Nagaland State AIDS Control Society (NSACS) has said. A study, conducted ...
Mizoram tops states in adult HIV prevalence
ETHealthworld.com - 9/20/2018 4:07:00 PM
Aizawl: Mizoram had the highest adult HIV prevalence among ... The incidence rate is the number of new cases per population at risk in a given time period. Over 190 countries, including India, have pledged to end AIDS by 2030 by adopting the UN Sustainable ...
80% of HIV patients in Ghana are Christians – AIDS Commission
Ghanaweb.com - 12/10/2019 11:40:00 AM
The Ghana AIDS Commission has revealed that Christians constitute about 80 per cent of Persons Living HIV (PLHIV) in Ghana. Officials attribute the trend to less active social mobilisation and community participation in the campaign on risk behaviours. Speaking at an event in to mark World Aids ... in the country and statistics show that ...
The Battle against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria: Are we winning?
Vanguard - 12/9/2019 8:12:00 AM
It does not discriminate between man and woman, boy and girl, child and adult or even the rich and ... has reduced by almost half bringing the prevalence to 1.9million persons.; a move that has now placed the country at number four in the list of countries with the highest burden of HIV/AIDS in the world. According to Isaac F.
Mizoram tops adult HIV prevalence among Indian states
Hindustan Times - 9/19/2018 2:45:00 PM
(Reuters/Picture for representation) Mizoram had the highest adult HIV prevalence ... The incidence rate is the number of new cases per population at risk in a given time period. Over 190 countries, including India, have pledged to end AIDS by 2030 by ...