HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
People living with HIV/AIDS, 201225,000,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201212,900,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 20122,900,000
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20124.7
AIDS deaths, 20121,200,000
How did it start?
Sub-Saharan Africa is facing a crisis in human health resources due to a critical shortage of health workers.Sub-Saharan Africa, the hardest hit region, is home to 71% of people living with HIV but only about 12% of the world’s population.