AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa

Nikki Schofield

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Statistics

* in 2010 1.9 million people in Sub Saharan Africa were infected with HIV

* in 2010 1.2 million people in Sub Saharan Africa died of AIDS

*14.8 million kids have lost parents due to AIDS

* 3/4 of people living with AIDS live in Sub Saharan Africa

* HIV and AIDS has caused immense human suffering in the continent

* you will become really tired and rapid weight loss

NUMBER OF AIDS AND HIVS IN AFRICA

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Impact on children with AIDS

* over 34 million orphans living with AIDS or HIV

* 8/10 children have had parents die of AIDS

* the proportion of children with AIDS and HIVS went from 3.5% - 32%

* children must take on more responsibility as parents get ill

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