AIDS in Africa

AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although Africa is home to about 14.5% of the world's population, it is estimated to be home to 69% of all people living with HIV and to 72% of all AIDS deaths in 2009. South Africa is the worst affected region of Africa, as well as the worst affected region in the world. Recent theories have linked the earliest known cases of AIDS to west Africa. The predominant feature of this first period was silence. Hypotheses include linking the disease to the preparation for consumption of Bushmeat in Cameroon or sexual contact with monkeys. The ABC method is the most effective way to stop AIDS. Abstinence, Be faithful and something not appropriate to talk about. Africa has tried to find a cure, so has everyone else, but its almost impossible. I feel like everyone should be educated on AIDS because it is a huge problem that should be dealt with. I think everyone should be educated and informed on what is happening in Africa.