oa South African Health Review - The cycle of poverty, hunger and ill-health : reflections on the Millennium Development Goals - profile

Volume 2010, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1025-1715



The relationship between poverty and health, and their impact on important infectious diseases, such as HIV, AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria is well known. The World Health Organization has identified the people who live in absolute poverty as being most vulnerable to such infectious diseases.

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