While strides in medical science and social awareness have made HIV more manageable and livable, HIV is still an issue within certain areas. Sub-Sahara Africa has over 25 million people living with HIV and need one thing in order to save lives. They need water.
With over a third of population without clean water access and 70% without basic sanitation, the people of this area are prone to more illness and diarrhea. While HIV medication helps, the constant threat of disease onto their already weakened immune systems still threatens the lives of those infected with HIV. As the UN finalizes its goals to eliminate extreme poverty, the hope is that clean water will come so the death toll can shrink. For more on this issue, please click here:: HIV/AIDS Cannot Be Beaten Without Water