AIDS AND HIV IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA

BY: MULKI HUSSEIN

WHAT IS AIDS ?

AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrom) is the final stage of HIV disease which causes sevre damage to the immune systens

WHAT IS HIV ?


HIV Stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Where is sub Saharan Africa ?

Sub Sahara Africa is the bottom half of Africa.

Facts

  • HIV is the infection that causes AIDS.
  • HIV has few or no symptoms for up to 10 years or more before symptoms of AIDS develop.
  • There is no cure for HIV/AIDS, but treatment is available.
  • HIV can be spread during sex play.
  • Latex and female condoms offer very good protection against HIV.