Ahead of World AIDS Day 2015, UNAIDS has released a new report showing that countries are getting on the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. By adapting to a changing global environment and maximizing innovations, countries are seeing greater efficiencies and better results.
African Health Stats is an innovative data site that allows you to chart, map and compare key health indicators across all 54 African Union member states. All data is taken from officially-recognised international sources.
The site is the brainchild of the African Union Commission’s Department of Social Affairs, and provides reliable data on the progress made by members towards their Maputo Plan of Action and Abuja Call commitments.
What you will see when you explore African Health Stats is a site which is both informative and beautiful.
Namibia is a sparsely populated country, with 2.1 million people spread across 824,292 square kilometers. It has high HIV prevalence rates, estimated at 13.4% among adults aged 15–49 and 18.8% among pregnant women receiving antenatal care. HIV prevalence and poverty rates are highest in the Northern regions.