CAFPH has a range of materials, literature/magazines on HIV/AIDS and free internet access for clients.
CAFPH has several computers available for use in surfing the internet, for checking email or for general usage. Please contact us for available times.
- There are over 33 million people living with HIV worldwide.
- Since AIDS was first identified over 20 years ago, more than 25 million people have died.
- There are more than 11 million children who have lost one or both parents to AIDS in Africa.
- Worldwide about half of those infected by HIV are women.
- In some of the worst affected countries in sub-Saharan Africa rates of HIV infection are as high as 1 in 3. UK statistics:
- There are more than 80,000 people living with HIV in the UK
- There are around 1500 under 19 accessing HIV care in the UK
- More than 1 in 4 people in the UK who are living with HIV do not know they are infected
- An estimated 20000 children live in a family affected by HIV in the UK
- Between 7000 and 8000 people are diagnosed with HIV in the UK each year. Because of good treatments, there are fewer HIV-related deaths, so the number of people living with HIV in the UK is growing each year Further Information:
- UNAIDS website www.unaids.org
- Health Protection Agency www.hpa.org.uk
- AVERT website www.avert.org
- NAT website www.nat.org.uk entation.