Here are 5 to 7 facts about Aids:
~ global number of HIV/AIDS cases is 33.3 million, of which 15.9 million are women and 2.5 are children.
~Almost 2 million people die from the disease every year.
~There are over 900 children under the age of 15 living with HIV in the UK, the majority of whom are of school age.
~In 2007 over 330 gay & bisexual men under the age of 24 were newly diagnosed with HIV.
~Over three quarters of children under the age of 15 living with HIV are black African.
~There are signifcantly higher rates of HIV among prisoners than among the general population.