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AIDS Awareness in South Africa : 

AIDS Awareness in South Africa Thesis Statement: The social, educational and physical health effects of Africa are greatly affected by the prevalent disease of aids. By Tamara Snider

Defintion of HIV/AIDS : 

Defintion of HIV/AIDS AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. AIDS is a serious condition that weakens the body's immune system, leaving it unable to fight off illness. AIDS is the last stage in a progression of diseases resulting from a viral infection known as the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV or AIDS virus). The diseases include a number of unusual and severe infections, cancers and debilitating illnesses, resulting in severe weight loss or wasting away, and diseases affecting the brain and central nervous system.

AIDS in South Africa Ppt : 

AIDS in South Africa Ppt

Poverty In Africa : 

Poverty In Africa Poverty has perpetuated the continent’s growth problems.

Education in Africa : 

Education in Africa The hardships and struggles that confront these children daily turns learning and going to school into an extra burden that sometimes is hard for them to carry.

Leaving Africa’s Economic Future in Doubt : 

Leaving Africa’s Economic Future in Doubt

Statistics of HIV/AIDS in Africa : 

Statistics of HIV/AIDS in Africa

Prevention of HIV/AIDS in Africa : 

Prevention of HIV/AIDS in Africa

Conclusion : 

Conclusion The spread of AIDS will continue to grow until something is done to stop the problems. AIDS will continue to spread because of everyday ways of living, thinking and acting. If none of these problems are looked onto, it will continue to rise, and bring more consequences that will affect society as a whole.

Slide 10: 

“As a nation we should commit ourselves not only to the fight against terrorism, but to economic justice, defeat of the AIDS epidemic and vestiges of discriminatory policies of all kinds.” Thank You

Works Cited : 

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