Tag: Saharan Africa

Fighting HIV/AIDS

Fighting HIV/AIDS

It would be extremely dangerous for people to think that we no longer have to fight AIDS. There are approximately 30 million people worldwide who live with HIV. And if the trend continues over the next decade, there will be another 30 million people who will be infected. Governments are reducing the funding in fighting [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Life Expectancy

Life Expectancy

The mortality experience of a population can be summed up by the measure of life expectancy, which is the average age at death for a hypothetical group of people born in a particular year and being subjected to the risks of death experienced by people of all ages in that year. It is the average [...]

September 15, 2011 More