Archive | September 2013

HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data Base

“HIV/AIDS Database Update

This compilation of data from 219 countries and areas on the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases and deaths is updated to include new data for more than 100 countries. Major updates include new data for China, Ghana, Ethiopia, India and Cameroon. The database focuses on HIV/AIDS surveillance data for countries and areas with at least 5,000 population, with the exception of Northern America (including the United States) and U.S. territories. Public health surveillance involves the collection, analysis and use of data to provide public health prevention resources where needed.”–From the website

Organic Consumers Association

“[Organic Consumers Association is] …  the only organization in the US focused exclusively on promoting the views and interests of the nation’s estimated 50 million organic and socially responsible consumers.”–From the website.

National University Rankings

The 2014 U. S. News and World Report rankings of national universities has been released.  Princeton is now at the top of the list.  The University of Tennessee is #101, the University of Arkansas is #128, Mississippi State University is #142, and the University of Mississippi is #150.  The University of Mempis was RNP.