World AIDS Day 2012

WAD RibbonAs we celebrate another World AIDS Day, these data make a sobering read:

  • More than 34 million people are living with HIV
  • In 2011, 1.7m people died from an AIDS related disease
  • In the same year, more than 2.5m became infected with HIV
  • 1 person dies of an HIV/AIDS related illness every 19 seconds.
  • 1 person becomes infected with HIV every 13 seconds.
  • The number of those infected with HIV grows by 1 every 56 seconds, that’s 563,142 per year.

We need better Prevention.

About Kevin Duffy

Interim Management and Consulting - Healthcare Development. Kevin has thirteen years senior management experience in the development and delivery of healthcare services in Africa and South Asia.
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