T10_AIDSinAfrica_0866938

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This integrated media series is about AIDS in Africa, and a projection of the problems related to AIDS through the perspective of a young girl struggling through life in Sub-Saharan Africa. It will go through basic information about the disease and will give several reason why AIDS is an enormous global concern.

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T10_AIDSinAfrica_0866938

  1. 1. Meet Hayna. She has just lost her mother and newborn sister due to complications at birth…
  2. 3. <ul><li>Has haunted the southern regions of the African Continent, causing mass starvation , widespread poverty , and leaving more and more children like Hayna without parents… </li></ul>
  3. 4. The rapid spread of this disease in the last 20 years has proved to be a devastating epidemic. It has in turn, increased the prevalence of…
  4. 5. Starvation
  5. 6. Medical treatment is highly limited in the vast, Southern regions of Africa… Prevention methods include: awareness, antenatal clinics, and sexual awareness of condom use…
  6. 7. AIDS is the most pressing global medical concern of our time. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and its counterpart AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) have been a large part of the reason why there are more than 140, 000 people that die in Sub-Saharan Africa every week. AIDS has no cure; only the faith of the African population and the willpower of mankind are available at the time to combat the virus. Prevention and awareness campaigns are organized to spread awareness both in Africa and globally to bring attention to the dangers this plague possesses. The UN has even made combating HIV/AIDS one of the 8 Millennium Development Goals, and funds UNAIDS; an international organization overseeing the advancements made on the disease.

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