Hiv / Aids And Aids

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HIV/ AIDS affects many people in the world. One of the many places that have the highest HIV/ AIDS epidemic is in South Africa. South Africa has one of the highest prevalence of HIV/ AIDS in the whole world. There are 6.3 million people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa. There is a 19.1% adult HIV/AIDS prevalence, 340,000 new infections, 200,000 AIDS related deaths, and 42% adults on antiretroviral treatment. South Africa has the largest antiretroviral treatment program in the world. There are also many HIV/ AIDS prevention programs in South Africa. A lot of South Africans have to deal with this horrible disease on a daily basis, affecting and changing their lives forever. Other than the programs to prevent HIV/AIDS, there are many other solutions to prevent HIV/ AIDS in South Africa such as HIV/ AIDS education, HIV Awareness, etc.
The South African HIV/ AIDS prevalence is very high in Africa. There are many different ways that HIV/AIDS is transmitted. One way that HIV/AIDS is transmitted is poverty. HIV/AIDS is an outcome of poverty. Because there are a lot of poor people with limited resources, they get what they need by engaging in risk behavior, such as sex. There also is a lot of sexual violence in South Africa. There were a total of 53, 617 sexual offences reported in 2014 and 2015. That is a lot and does not even include the sexual offences that were not reported. This is one of the reasons why there are many untreated

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