n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Gastrointestinal diseases in HIV/AIDS : main article




AIDS is one of the most devastating pandemics of modern society, with an estimated 65 million people believed to be infected and an estimated 14 000 new infections daily. In sub-Saharan Africa the incidence of HIV is a staggering 10 - 20% of the population. Gastrointestinal (GI) diseases account for a high proportion of HIV-related disease. With the introduction of triple antiretroviral therapy the spectrum and complications of GI disorders have changed substantially.


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