HIV/AIDS Risk Index

There are 43 countries which are considered as ‘high’ or ‘extreme risk’ HIV/AIDS Risk Index and out of which 38 countries located in Sub-Saharan Africa. Top 10 counties as per HIV/AIDS Risk Index are 1) Mozambique 2)Uganda 3) Zambia 4) Tanzania 5) Kenya 6) Zimbabwe 7)Malawi 8) Cameroon 9) Chad 10) Nigeria . Countries such as Thailand, Myanmar, Russia and India ranks 32, 40,41,43. The mining industry in Africa is highly vulnerable to the aids epidemic, primarily because miners have high levels of interaction with sex workers and move from one high risk environment to another in search of work.