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					    The impact of AIDS in African
            countries
 Since the beginning of the epidemic over 15million
  people have died of AIDS
 This has led to an impact of different segments of
  the countries such as
 The hospitals-increase in hospitalization
 Impact of household income
 Decrease in food production
 Impact on the education sector
 Impact on teachers
 Impact on life expectancy
                                                                                        Adults & Children       Adults & Children         Adult Infection             Deaths of

                                                                                           Living with
                                     Region                                                 HIV/AIDS*             Newly Infected              Rate (%)           Adults & Children*

Sub-Saharan Africa                                                                                       25.4                    3.1                      7.4                      2.3

East Asia                                                                                                 1.1                   0.29                      0.1                   0.051

South and South-East Asia                                                                                 7.1                   0.89                      0.6                     0.49

Oceania                                                                                               0.035                    0.005                      0.2                  0.0007

Eastern Europe & Central Asia                                                                             1.4                   0.21                      0.8                     0.06

Western & Central Europe                                                                                 0.61                  0.021                      0.3                  0.0065

North Africa & Middle East                                                                               0.54                  0.092                      0.3                   0.028

North America                                                                                              1                   0.044                      0.6                   0.016

Caribbean                                                                                                0.44                  0.053                      2.3                   0.036

Latin America                                                                                             1.7                   0.24                      0.6                   0.095

Global Total                                                                                             39.4                    4.9                      1.1                      3.1

                                                                                                                                                                             * millions




During 2004 around five million adults and children became infected with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), the virus that c auses AIDS. By the end of the year, an estimated 39.4
million people worldwide were living with HIV/AIDS. The year also saw more than three million deaths from AIDS, despite the availability of HIV an
Pie chart showing the AIDS rate
           Sub-Saharan Africa



                                Adults & Children
                                Living with
                                HIV/AIDS*
                                Adults & Children
                                Newly Infected

                                Adult Infection Rate
                                (%)

                                Deaths of Adults &
                                Children*
    Articles I found most helpful
 The articles written by MOI university in
  Kenya, it basically described the cause of
  AIDS
 The spread and some of the impacts this
  disease has
 some documents written by organizations
  such as Avert, the world health organization
 What needs to be done to make a
           difference
 Additional money is needed to combat the
  epidemic
 HIV prevention in Africa
 Provision of condoms
 Provision of voluntary counseling and
  testing
The research methods used

                   Nexis lexis



    Medline plus      ovid       Avert.org
The impact of AIDS in Africa
WORLD AIDS DAY, DECEMBER 1
           2004

 WHY AFRICA? Where……
 The first human beings stood up and walked
 The second worlds largest continent

				
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