900 people death by aids every year in Morocco

About 24,000 people in Morocco carry the aids virus, certainly half do not know that they carry disease.

Every year, partly as a result of 900 people. Akhbar Al Yaoum reported today in the newspaper after the latest statistics were published. The remarkable thing is that aids especially in some regions. A quarter of the cases live in the Souss region, followed by Marrakech-Al Haouz province with 21%. 20% of the national total comes from Casablanca-Settat.

Women who work in prostitution homosexuals represent 2% of patients while 4 percent of the total. Drug users represent 8%. These three groups come mainly from the northern cities. In addition, between 500 and 1,000 each year walk children under the age of 15 years.

The total number of women is 8,700, of which 400 are pregnant. Despite these alarming figures Morocco does good work to eradicate the disease. The number is between 2000 and 2014 with 42%.