World AIDS Day

Data Stories

Number of pregnant women tested for HIV in India from 2017 to 2021

By Yogada Sharma

The number of pregnant women testing positive for HIV aids has increased from 20.82 million 2017-2018 to 30.06 million in 2020-2021.

Key figures on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic as of 2021

By Sneha SK

According to Statista, for 2021, it was estimated that there were a total of 38.4 million people living with HIV/AIDS around the world. Around 28.7 million of these people had access to antiretroviral therapy treatment.

Countries with the highest number of AIDS-related deaths worldwide in 2021

By Shireen

The top 10 countries in the world with the most HIV/AIDS death are African countries, with South Africa and Nigeria with the highest numbers of 51 thousand deaths each in 2021.

AIDs Related Deaths (ARD) in India by Gender (2020)

By Navya Sruthi

In 2020, India reported an estimate of 31.94 thousand annual AIDS related deaths (ARD) across the country. Male deaths from HIV/AIDS amounted to just over 23 thousand, accounting for approximately 74 percent of AIDS related deaths in India that year.

Source: Statista

Number of new HIV infections in 2020, by world region

By Anuja Mistry

The Eastern and Southern African region has witnessed the highest number of new cases in 2020, whereas the Caribbean has seen not more than 13,000 cases.

Source: Statista

Most expensive drugs in the world

By Rakshanda Sharma

The most expensive drug of 2022 by total yearly cost stood at 10.32,480 dollars. The drug. According to Healthcare digital, as an intravenous infusion, to patients, usually children, with spinal muscular atrophy.

Top 10 countries with most HIV cases

By Ajay Rag

The data shows the list of countries with the most number of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) cases in the world.

Top 10 most prescribed drugs around the world and their uses.

By Deepali

Prescribed medicines are strong medicines aimed at treating targeted or specific illness or its symptoms by a professional. These prescribed drugs are taken in many forms like tablets, orla liquids, inhaler, capsules, intravenous fluid and other forms.



By Aditi

Combination medicines for HIV include two or more different HIV medicines in one pill. HIV medicines along with the treatment is called antiretroviral therapy (ART). People who are under ART take HIV combination medicines. 

Source: U.S. Food & Drug

Available funding for the battle against HIV/AIDS worldwide from 2005 to 2020

By Janvi Goel

The statistic shows available funding for the battle against HIV/AIDS worldwide from 2005 to 2011, and projections for needed resources in 2015 and 2020.

Four most dangerous prescription drugs

By Aanchal Kumari

Among all the four prescriptive drugs, opioids is considered more lethal as it has killed nearly 50,000 people in 2017, however, Benzodiazepines could lower your heart rate and respiration to dangerous levels, which may result in coma.

State-wise number of People Living with HIV (PLHLV)

By Shreya Chekkilla

Maharashtra had the highest number of people living with HIV (PLHIV), followed by Andra Pradesh and Karnataka in 2011. Though the numbers slightly went down in 2021, Maharashtra still has the highest number of PLHIVs.

Prevelance of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) among men in India

By M.Surabhi

Every year, about 6 percent of the adult population in India are infected with sexually transmitted infections and reproductive tract infections.

Source- MedIndia