Hiv and Aids

in sub saharan Africa

shocking information about Hiv and Aids

  • 1.2 million adults and children died as a result of Aids
  • 40 million live with Hiv/Aids,28.5 million of them sub Saharan Africa
  • 14.8 million children under age 18 have lost one or both parents to AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
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Facts

  • HIV is found in specific human body fluids like sexual contact,pregnancy,injection drug use,blood transfusion
  • More than 25 million people have of died Aids worldwide
  • You can transmit to your baby if your HIV positive mother
  • All blood donors are at risk to get HIV
  • HIV-positive children under the age of 13 are infected during pregnancy
  • HIV means Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • HIV-positive means than you have the Virus
  • If your old, your healthcare providers may not offer you an HIV test