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
This World Aids Day the global response to HIV stands on a precipice
The Guardian - 12/1/2020 7:45:00 AM
Covid-19 has shown the power of innovation and community services in a pandemic. These lessons should be applied to HIV
Ghanaian Times: Curbing HIV/AIDS is a shared responsibility
Ghanaweb.com - 12/3/2020 5:44:00 AM
Ghana joined the global community to raise public awareness and to call for concerted effort to eliminate, by 2030, the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), which is spread by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV),
On World AIDS Day, remembering another pandemic
The Register-Guard - 12/1/2020 1:15:00 PM
World Health Organization as World AIDS Day, this annual event has provided a moment of continued focus on the ongoing worldwide battle against HIV/AIDS. Each year since, thousands have used the occasion to celebrate the lives of those lost to HIV infection and to reflect on the resilience of those living with this disease.
South Africa: World Aids Day - How Stigma Is Impacting the 90-90-90 Goals
AllAfrica.com - 12/2/2020 6:55:00 AM
Document - Compared to the COVID-19 epidemic, the HIV epidemic has had a long trajectory playing out over 4 decades. During this time we have experienced a number of eras. The first was notable for devastating death and despair with mostly young and fit adults and their young offspring the main victims.
World AIDS Day 2020 - Positioning HIV interventions in the face of COVID-19: Our shared responsibility
Graphic - 11/27/2020 12:35:00 PM
Every year, on 1st December, the world commemorates World AIDS Day. The theme for this year is Global solidarity, shared responsibility. On this day, the world unites to show support for people living with and affected by HIV and to remember those who lost their lives to the pandemic.
On World AIDS Day, South Africa finds hope in new treatment
WTNH - 12/1/2020 9:27:00 AM
Health officials are hoping that new, long-acting drugs to help prevent HIV infection will be a turning point for the fight against a global health threat that’s been eclipsed
Kenya's quest to eliminate HIV/Aids faces headwinds amid coronavirus
Ghanaweb.com - 12/1/2020 6:31:00 PM
Kenya's ambitious goal of attaining zero HIV infections and deaths by 2030 has encountered some hurdles as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts critical interventions like the provision of life-saving drugs.
Travails of women, girls living with HIV/AIDS
The Nation on MSN.com - 11/30/2020 12:00:00 AM
The difference in HIV prevalence between women and men is greatest among younger adults, with young women aged ... the number of new HIV infections across the country. In its message during the 2020 World AIDS Day, the United Nations Joint Team on HIV/ ...
World Aids Day: ‘Teen Clubs’ give hope to HIV-infected youths in Malawi
العربية.نت - 12/1/2020 12:09:00 PM
Malawi has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world: roughly one in ten people in the country is positive with the virus. For over 20 years, MSF has worked in Chiradzulu to provide HIV care in an area where access to effective treatment and efficient testing is a challenge.
South Africa: HIV Death Rate in SA Men Much Higher Than in Women
AllAfrica.com - 11/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
This is according to new HIV ... prevalence rates were seen in men who have sex with men - 26%. This group has an incidence rate seven times higher than the estimate for adult men in the country.