oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Rural and urban older Africans coping with HIV / AIDS are nutritionally compromised. Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly, S. Kruger, E. Lekalakala-Mokgele and E. Wentzel-Viljoen : forthcoming publication
The paper describes the nutritional status of a group of rural and urban free-living African elderly surrogate parents caring for HIV and AIDS orphans and grandchildren. Data was collected using several methods, including anthropometry, biochemical analyses and quantitative questionnaires. The data showed that the diets of the older participants were marginal.
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