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 and AIDS News
Science Daily - 9/21/2022 12:01:00 AM
Best Available Therapy for AIDS-Associated Kaposi ... Is Higher Among People With HIV June 7, 2022 — A new study finds that people with HIV have a higher rate of breakthrough COVID-19 infections ...
Opinion: HIV still exists; thus the need to protect from hidden pandemic
YAHOO!News - 9/25/2022 9:02:00 AM
While testing for COVID-19 went up between 2020 and 2022 as it became normal to get tested after a potential exposure, testing for HIV decreased.
Non-communicable diseases kill a person under 70 every two seconds, says WHO
The Guardian - 9/21/2022 10:02:00 AM
Chronic and mainly preventable diseases such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease outstripping infectious diseases due to inaction
Unpacking HIV status quo in Kgalagadi North
WEEKEND POST - 9/23/2022 1:17:00 PM
Progress in prevention and treatment of Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV) is said to be faltering around the world, putting millions of people in grave danger. This was said by UNAIDS in its report released in July this year.
Young women, girls account for majority of new HIV infections
Chronicle - 9/15/2022 10:02:00 PM
The high prevalence of HIV among young girls and women has emerged as a cause for concern in Zimbabwe, with 1 705 new infections recorded recently among females in Bulawayo province alone, according to the National Aids Council of Zimbabwe (NAC).
CDC report shows people with monkeypox have higher than expected rates of HIV and STIs
News Medical - 9/12/2022 2:01:00 PM
In a recent study published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, researchers investigated the prevalence ... HIV coinfection in monkeypox patients also shows a higher incidence rate among ...
The youth has power and influence to deal with HIV/AIDS – Parliament
Sunday Tribune on MSN.com - 9/25/2022 11:24:51 AM
A recent dialogue revealed that learners in South Africa have various barriers which include lack of access to menstrual health services and proper contraceptive education.