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Unformatted text preview: The sixth goal set in 2000 was to reduce diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria, and other infectious diseases. The HIV/AIDS disease has been an especially devastating disease in Africa since it first appeared in the early 80’s. Many African countries are developing and have struggled to combat the disease. One task set by the Millennium development Goals is to educate people on how to use condoms and make them available to people. There has also been more treatment and diagnosis in the past decade. Since 2000, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Africa has gone down, but there are more cases since the population has grown. The problem is being recognized around the world and has finally stopped increasing. By 2015, the prevalence among the population should be considerably lower with a more educated and responsible population....
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This document was uploaded on 10/28/2011 for the course ANTH 319 at UNC.
- Fall '10