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Aids In Africa

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Aids In Africa

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

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