oa CSIR Science Scope - Water's role in improving the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS : interface : human-environment
|Article Title||Water's role in improving the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS : interface : human-environment|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Aug 2009|
The HIV/Aids pandemic has led to much disruption in South African communities and has forced millions of people to adapt to new lifestyles. Millions of children are orphaned while the labour force is affected as skilled workers become unable to work. While many scientists look for a cure for HIV/Aids, some researchers within the CSIR are also looking at the socio-economic factors that will improve and prolong the lives of millions of HIV-infected people.
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