oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - HIV / AIDS fact sheet
|Article Title||HIV / AIDS fact sheet|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Jan 1915|
Extracted from text ... Sub-Saharan Africa has just over 10 % of the world's population, but is home to more than 60 % of all people living with HIV - some 254 million. In 2004, an estimated 3, 1 million people in the region became newly infected, while 2, 3 million died of Aids. Among young people aged 15-24 years, an estimated 6, 9 % of women and 2, 2 % of men were living with HIV at the end of 2004. Adult HIV prevalence has been roughly stable in recent years. But stabilisation does not necessarily mean the epidemic is slowing. On the ..
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