Sub-Saharan Africa: AIDS

Created By Peter Hinrichs

HIV/AIDS In Medicine

AIDS - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus


HIV is a virus which attacks the immune system cause the organs and human body to be much more volnerable to disease and infection. AIDS is the final stages of HIV.

AIDS/HIV In Sub Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa has 70% of the AIDS/HIV population. In 2011 Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe had 10% of it's population infected with HIV/AIDS. However people in Africa are becoming more aware of this problem, since 2005 the number of people HIV positive that are receiving treatment has increased by 33% (as of 20111)
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HIV/AIDS South Africa

Out of all the countries in Africa and the world South Africa has the highest HIV/AIDS infected population. It also due to AIDS has the highest death rate in he world.