HIV&AIDS in Africa
- Africans count for 70% of people in the world with HIV/AIDS
- South Africa has extreme HIV infection rates
- The first incidents of AIDS was found in West Africa
HIV/AIDS is every where in Africa but it is most prevalent in South Africa
South Africa is one of the wealthiest countries in Africa. South Africa is a rich country because it has cities and a good economy.
South Africa is mostly urban but has rural areas. Urban areas have the cities and the rural areas are usually near the forest.
Poverty can play a role in HIV/AIDS. Some people might not have the education about these diseases. Some might not have the money to get help.
Is there a cure?
There is no cure but there is treatment. The treatment can rapidly slow the effects of the disease.
Medicine for HIV/AIDS
You can take antiviral medicines to help with the symptoms.
HIV/AIDS are the 4th biggest causes of death in Africa. It reduces productivity and labor.
Major or Minor?
HIV/AIDS is a major issue in Africa. People have very little education on this disease. Its getting a little better since some are getting treatment. 48 million die every year.
How to limit HIV/AIDS
People are starting to get an education and start practicing safe sex