oa South African Health Review - The cycle of poverty, hunger and ill-health : reflections on the Millennium Development Goals - profile
|Article Title||The cycle of poverty, hunger and ill-health : reflections on the Millennium Development Goals - profile|
|© Publisher:||Health Systems Trust (HST)|
|Journal||South African Health Review|
|Author||Elizabeth Lutge and Irwin Friedman|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||101 - 106|
|Keyword(s)||Health Systems Trust|
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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