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Facts About Malawi

  • An estimated 1,000,000 Malawians are infected with HIV or have AIDS (total population 17 million)
  • An estimated 800,000 adults are living with HIV or AIDS
  • An estimated 170,000 children age 15 or below are living with HIV or AIDS
  • An estimated 500,000 children have lost one or both parents to AIDS
  • An estimated 800,000 orphans due to AIDS
  • An estimated 48,000 people died from AIDS


Facts About Sub-Saharan Africa

  • An estimated 24.7 million people are living with HIV/AIDS
  • An estimated 1.1 million AIDS-related deaths occurred in sub-Saharan Africa
  • An estimated 1.5 million people living in sub-Saharan Africa became newly infected with HIV in 2008


Source: UNAIDS 2013 Update


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An estimated 170,000 Malawian children age 15 or below live with HIV/AIDS