Top Ten Countries With Highest HIV/AIDS Rate in the World

Top Ten Countries With Highest HIV/AIDS Rate in the World

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HIV/AIDS (Human immunodeficiency virus infection / Acquired immune deficiency syndrome) is one of the most deadly diseases in the world caused by various reasons such as unprotected sexual intercourse, hypodermic needles and from mother to child during pregnancy, delivery, or breastfeeding etc. Firstly this disease effect the immune system of the human body and then other parts, there is no such cure of AIDS but there are some medications and treatments which can slow the course of disease and many lead to a normal life. According to a report of World Health Organization (WHO) currently there are 35 million people living with HIV/AIDS and some of them have no access to advance medications due to lack of facilities like in African countries. There is a famous saying that “prevention is better than cure” so, you can save yourself from this deadly disease by taking some steps like safe sex, needle-exchange programs, and treating those who are infected.

Here below is the list of top 10 countries with highest HIV/AIDS rate in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

People with HIV/AIDS

1.

 South Africa

 6,090,800

2.

 Nigeria

 3,526,600

3.

 India

 2,095,000

4.

 Kenya

 1,646,000

5.

 Mozambique

 1,554,700

6.

 Uganda

 1,549,200

7.

 Tanzania

 1,472,200

8.

 Zimbabwe

 1,368,100

9.

 USA

 1,200,200

10.

 Malawi

 1,129,800

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