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HIV/AIDS in South Africa
HIV/AIDS in South Africa
HIV/AIDS in South Africa
HIV/AIDS in South Africa
HIV/AIDS in South Africa
HIV/AIDS in South Africa
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HIV/AIDS in South Africa

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  • 1. HIV/AIDS in South AfricaPresented by Kanon Kato
  • 2. GeographyIQ 2013, Map of South Africa and Surrounding Countries, retrieved 2013
  • 3. General Information• AIDS = Acquired immune deficiency syndrome• HIV = Human immunodeficiency virus• No known cure• Country with most infected: South Africa
  • 4. Causes• Exchanging bodily fluids • Unprotected sexual intercourse • Sharing needles for drugs • Mother to child • Blood transfusions Delhi News 2013, Drug Needle, retrieved 2013
  • 5. Statistics• AIDS related deaths in 2005: 275,000• AIDS related deaths in 2011: 270,190• Life expectancy of 2005: 54 years• Life expectancy of 2011: 60 years• Amount of adults with AIDS in 2009: 5.6 million
  • 6. Timeline of AIDS/HIV in SouthAfrica1985: South African government makes first AIDS advisory group1990: First national antenatal survey for HIV reveals 0.8% of pregnantwomen have HIV positive. Also it showed that 74,000 to 120,000people are living with HIV in South Africa2000: Department of Health in South Africa made a five year plan tocombat HIV/AIDS and made the National AIDS Council overlook theplan.2002: South Africa’s high court made the drug neviraphine available topregnant women to stop the HIV from spreading from mother to child.
  • 7. Solutions Briticanna 2013, AZT drug, retrieved 2013
  • 8. Denial by GovernmentWorld Commision on Protected Areas 2013, President Mbeki, retrieved 2013
  • 9. Denial by Government News24 2013, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, retrieved 2013
  • 10. The End

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