Hiv/Aids in Sub-Saharan, Africa
By the greatest person in the world: Ashley Davis
Facts about Hiv and Aids in the Sub-Saharan
91% of the worlds HIV-positive children live in Africa.
Since the beginning of the epidemic 14.8 million have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS.
Sub-Saharan Africa faces a triple challenge
2. Reducing the annual toll of new HIV infections by enabling individuals to protect themselves and others.
3. Coping with the impact of millions of AIDS deaths on orphans and other survivors, communities , and national development.
Population in Sub-Saharan Africa and HIV/AIDS
Child getting medicine for treatment of HIV/AIDS
Percentage of kids that have HIV/AIDS in Africa and America
A huge threat to Africa
The HIV/AIDS epidemic has drastically slowed the economic growth and social development in Africa, because hundreds of thousands of people are unable to work or receive an education.
Since the epidemic of HIV/AIDS, more than 60 million people have contracted the illness, and over 30 million have died from an HIV-related illness.
Due to an insufficient supply of drugs and health care providers in 2010, only 5 of the 10 million HIV-positive patients in Africa were able to receive treatment.