Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 9th, 2006
According to a recently published study from Brazil, "There are increasing numbers of children orphaned by AIDS, especially in countries without universal free AIDS treatment.
"As institutionalization is associated with bad health and developmental outcomes, we have identified the factors associated with the institutionalization of AIDS orphans in a population-based survey in a city in southern Brazil."
"Using AIDS mortality and healthcare registries from 1998 to 2001, a cross-sectional study was conducted among the...
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