HIV – Uganda

Background, Statistics & Key Knowledge

In 2011 there were an estimated 23.5 million people living with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. This figure represents a staggering 69% of the global Aids burden, which currently stands at 34 million. UNAIDS believe that there have now been over 1.2 million Aids-related deaths in the region and during 2010 alone there were approximately 1.9 million new HIV infections. Over 90% of children who acquired HIV in 2011 live in sub-Saharan Africa, mainly due to the fact that 92% of pregnant women living worldwide with HIV reside there also. Both directly and indirectly, HIV is destroying lives, often causing discrimination and dividing communities.

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