Global & Disaster Medicine

UNICEF: The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years

UNICEF

The data reveal that currently among adolescents (15-19):

  • 26 new infections occur every hour; and
  • About half of those living with HIV are in just six countries:
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Kenya
    • India
    • Mozambique
    • Tanzania.

UNICEF’s Statistical Update on Children, Adolescents and AIDS report can be downloaded here: www.childrenandaids.org

 

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