Published in AIDS Weekly, August 2nd, 2004
"The worldwide epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) has led to an increase in the number of HIV-positive children, mainly through perinatal transmission. HIV/AIDS can lead to severe childhood malnutrition (SCM) and has been noted as an increasingly common cause of secondary SCM.
"In this context, it is important to make assessments of the appropriateness of current approaches to treatment of severe malnutrition in HIV positive children," wrote scientists in Jamaica.
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