Help HIV/AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa

Interesting Facts

  • 70% of the people with HIV/AIDS is in Sub Saharan Africa.
  • Medicine is really expensive.
  • People with HIV/AIDS have got a medicine that helps those people live long healthy lives.
  • In 2011 there was estimated 23.5 million people with HIV/AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa the number has increased since 2009.
  • 8 out of 10 children in the world whose parents have died of AIDS live in Sub Saharan Africa.
  • Many children were orphaned because of AIDS the percentage rose from 3.5% to 32% in 2006 and will continue to increase.
  • Deaths have fallen by one third sense 2002.
  • Sub Saharan Africa is making important progress towards lessening the effects of the virus.
  • Since 2009, seven of the African nations have cut their rates of children's HIV infections in the half the United Nations Aids program.
  • 90% of the people that have HIV/AIDS live in Africa In general.
  • Because of HIV/AIDS The average life expectancy in Sub Saharan Africa is 54.4 years of age in some countries in Africa is below 49.

How can people help with HIV/AIDS

  • Donate money to the different types of fundraisers.
  • Only about 3 out of every 10 children HIV-positive get treated medicine, so if we could bring the number up and save money for more medicine we could help many more lives.