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How Many Deaths Per Year In The World Because Of Hiv And Aids

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Says Deaths From Cancer, Heart Disease, Road Crashes to Soar While HIV/AIDS Deaths to Decline Near 2030

In its recently released "World Health Statistics 2008," the World Health Organization said deaths from noncommunicable diseases and traffic accidents are set to soar in the next 20 years as the developing world's populations becomes wealthier and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Says HIV/AIDS-Related Deaths Will Peak in Next Five Years, Then Decline

The World Health Organization on Monday in its updated Global Burden of Disease report reduced an earlier forecast of HIV/AIDS mortality rates, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to WHO, the number of HIV/AIDS-related deaths worldwide is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Population Growth Slower Than Expected Due to AIDS-Related Deaths, Lower Fertility Rate, U.N. Report Says

The world's population will grow much more slowly over the next 300 years and will likely stabilize at nine billion by the year 2300 due to lower fertility rates and AIDS-related deaths, according to a report released on Monday by the United... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS in the USA...World AIDS Day

As World AIDS Day approaches, we are hearing much about the pandemic in Africa and other resource-poor areas of the world. What about the U.S.? Do we have this problem under control? No one seems to talk about AIDS here anymore. Can you give us the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I wish I could report we had HIV under control here, but in fact that is not the case. In fact many of the commitments the Bush Administration promised in 2001 at the U.N. General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS turned out to be all... Read more »

10 year deaths after AIDS

Is there any spike in deaths at 10 years? Some say there is. Is there statistics available?Please comment....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not aware of any generalized spike (increase)in HIV related disease/death that is occuring after 10 years of treatment. KH... Read more »


Hi,I was wondering how you deal with all of the death that you have seen. I lost my father a year ago and it drives me crazy. I am seeing councelor and am on anti-depressants but that doesn't change what is inevitable and if it is going to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Linda.A full discussion of how to cope with our mortality is beyond the scope and purpose of this forum and Web site, which is devoted to HIV information and awareness. Consequently I'll respond only briefly.As a physician, particularly... Read more »

bad death, horrible death, terrible death etc...

Hey Doctor Bob,I know this isn't really a question for this particular forum but how bad of a death is it to die from aids? I know I am not suppose to focus on it and I should be living every lovely moment to the fullest. However, I am always...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Sammy.Technically people don't die from AIDS per se. AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), which, if untreated, slowly destroys the immune system. Once the immune system is... Read more »
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AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press


November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »

Calculator for risk of HIV related Aids or Death

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Commemorating World Aids Day

Posted by Karla
Hi Everybody: This weekend will be the commemoration of World Aids Day. It's been 6 months since Karl died after having been full-blown for 8 years. His close friend whom I have also come to know this last 2 years is also considered a 'long-term... Read more »


Posted by Barbdoll, 3 Replies
Hello everyone,
I'm here getting ready to start my day. World AIDS Day, very interesting day for all of us here affected and infected by this virus. Funny how the world recognizes this day but is still full of discrimiation and stigma.
The other day I... Read more »