1 November 2012

Angola: HIV/Aids Kill 1.167 People Countrywide in 2011

Photo: Milton Grant/UN
File Photo:Women in Angola

Luanda — The National Institute for Fighting against HIV/Aids recorded 1.167 deaths in Angola in 2011.

According to a document from the institution that reached Angop, the diseases killed 900 of adults and 267 of children.

The note also says that in the same period it was recorded 24.239 positive cases of HIV, what represents an increase of 29, in compared to the previous year.

Luanda recorded the highest figure with 18,8 per cent.

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