PUBH-100: Global Issues in Public Health
Epidemiology | Immune System Diseases | Public Health
Description, Abstract, or Artist's Statement
The Democratic Republic of the Congo faces a great number of health issues, however, one of the most prevalent diseases within the country is HIV/AIDS. An estimated 122,168 thousand cases were reported in 2015, with the total number of deaths at 19,000, in a country that has a population of 82,804,942. The research done on HIV/AIDS in The Democratic Republic of the Congo looks at the basic epidemiology of the region, how to identify the disease, and major risk factors present. Other major challenges The Democratic Republic of the Congo faces are included, as well as suggestions for preventing further illness from the disease.
Augustana Digital Commons Citation
Tworek, John. "Democratic Republic of the Congo: HIV/AIDS" (2018). Global Public Health.