AIDS in Africa
Mel and Kelsey
Sad, Sick, Sub-Sahara
HIV and AIDS in African Children
If the mother has AIDS the child is 20 to 45% more likely to develop AIDS during pregnancy, childbirth, or breast feeding.
Blast to the Past
From 1999-2001, more than 400,000 people in South Africa alone have died from the AIDS/HIV virus.
71% of the AIDS/HIV-related deaths in 2011 were people who resided in Africa.
AIDS and HIV map of Africa
AIDS in Numbers
More than one million adults and children die each year from AIDS/HIV in Africa. In 2011, 1.7 million people worldwide died from AIDS.