HIV and AIDS

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1. HIV infection rates in southern Africa

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SOURCE:  http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/global_health/aids/Countries/africa/hiv_summary_africa.pdf

HIV prevalence (%) by province 2002-2008

Province200220052008
KwaZulu-Natal11.716.515.8
Mpumalanga14.115.215.4
Free State14.912.612.6
North West10.310.911.3
Gauteng14.710.810.3
Eastern Cape6.68.99.0
Limpopo9.88.08.8
Northern Cape8.45.45.9
Western Cape10.71.93.8
National11.410.810.9

SOURCE: http://www.avert.org/south-africa-hiv-aids-statistics.htm

A Global HIV report http://www.unaids.org/documents/20101123_FS_SSA_em_en.pdf

2. Social and economic effects of HIV and AIDS, using specific examples from the southern African region.

3. The impact of HIV and AIDS on population structure.

The images below are from  http://www.uneca.org/chga/doc/impact_family.pdf  which is an excellent source of relevant information for this section. Well worth the read!

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The images below are from http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001293/129353e.pdf   which is an excellent source of relevant information for this section. Well worth the read!

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4. Satellite images that are related to population topics.

Urbanised areas of the world by night.
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Japan 2011 before and after images
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South Africa’s very own asteroid impact crater. Parys is situated in the middle of this crater.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vredefort_crater

 

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