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  • 1. Aids in Africa By: Mike Baxter
  • 2. My essential question How do AIDS effect Africa?
  • 3. How many people are infected with AIDS?
    • Africa is estimated to have more than 60% of the population is infected with AIDS today.
    • Each day, an additional 11,000 more people get infected.
    • Each day, 6000 more die.
    • In Africa, especially southern, the average life expectancy is only 48 years because of aids
  • 4. Why is aids worse in Africa than in the U.S.?
    • A major lack of education.
    • A shortage on hospitals for the amount of people infected.
    • Lack of prevention methods coupled with hard to find quality treatment.
  • 5. Where in Africa do the most people get AIDS
    • Most of the infection occurs in Southern Africa
    • Almost every country in Southern Africa has at least a 10% infection rate.
    • Two-thirds of all people living with aids and HIV are found in sub- Saharan Africa, although his region contains little more than 10% of the worlds population.
  • 6. Why I chose this topic.
    • I chose this topic because it’s a major problem in our world that id really like to learn more about.
  • 7. What I already knew
    • AIDS are killing millions of people today in Africa.
    • They have no treatment for AIDS
    • AIDS is a sexually transmitted disease
    • AIDS are much worse of a problem in Africa than in the U.S.
  • 8. Facts that surprised to me
    • 11,000 people become infected with AIDS each day
    • Each day 6,000 people die from AIDS
  • 9. Questions I still have
    • 1. Can people be born with AIDS?
    • 2. Can you get rid of AIDS with no treatment?
    • 3. Where did AIDS come from?
    • 4. Why are Africa's infection rate so much higher than ours.
  • 10. Sources
    • Wikipedia.com
    • Globalissues.org
    • Aidsandafrica.com
    • Associatedcontent.com
    • Wikimedia.org
    • Teenaids.org
    • Scout.org
    • Whynotafrica.org