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source: www.worldbank.org

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lost teachers

In Sub-Saharan Africa 860,000 children lost teachers because of AIDS…

  • HIV-positive teachers are estimated to be more than 30% in parts of Malawi and Uganda, 20% in Zambia and 12% in South Africa;


  • in the Central African Republic, 85% of teachers who died between 1996 and 1998 were HIV-positive;


  • In Swaziland, the theoretical cost of replacing teachers who died of AIDS is estimated to reach US $233 million by 2016.


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