Africa, known for safaris, wild animals, and is the second-largest continent of the 7 continents in the world. It is rich in history, language, culture, and geographic diversity. Africa plays host to some of the most incredible deserts, mountains, animals, reptiles, birds, insects on planet earth.
- 16 countries in Africa record higher rates of vaccination than the U.S. alone.
- To date, over 17 million people in SSA have succumbed to AIDS. Estimates put the current number of HIV infection in Africa at 25 million people.
- Over 90 per cent of all malaria cases reported worldwide come from Africa. Every year, 3,000 children die from the disease.