Undernutrition among HIV-positive children in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: antiretroviral therapy alone is not enough

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p869
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study, which aims to compare the proportions of undernutrition among antiretroviral therapy (ART)-treated HIV-positive and HIV-negative children, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The findings indicate that HIV/AIDS is associated with an increased burden of child underweight status and wasting, including those in ART-treated children, in the region.


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