oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Editorial
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
|Pages||177 - 178|
It is disappointing that, despite South Africa having the highest prevalence of HIV infection in the world, very few studies regarding the impact of nutritional interventions (more specifically, nutritional supplementation) on people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) on antiretroviral therapy (ARV) have been published. The study published in this edition of the SAJCN, which was conducted in 2007 in five clinics in the Northern Cape Province to assess the nutritional status and the impact of nutritional supplementation, sought to address the paucity of data in the South African context regarding this subject.
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