Several organizations have nevertheless attempted the exercise. "According to UNAIDS estimates, in countries with HIV prevalence rates above 20%, gross domestic product (GDP) could be reduced by 2% per year. In South Africa, the Bank of business ING Barings has projected that HIV / AIDS could cause a decline of 0.3 to 0.4% per year of the GDP, "the UN said in a publication in 2001.
The AIDS pandemic is different from other pandemics because it is not transmitted as easily as the flu and does not require quarantine or other blocking to slow it down. So how did this generate losses? And what are the methods to compensate for them?