Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa

Two-thirds of all people living with HIV are found in sub-Saharan Africa.1 AIDS has caused many to suffer. The biggest crisis has been illness and death.During 2007, 1.5 million adults and children died as a result of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Since the beginning of AIDS in Africa, more than 15 million Africans have died from AIDS.Although treatment is starting to lessen the toll of AIDS, still fewer than one in three Africans who need treatment are receiving it The impact of AIDS will remain severe for many year.

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