AIDS, drought, and child malnutrition in southern Africa.

  title={AIDS, drought, and child malnutrition in southern Africa.},
  author={John B. Mason and Adam Bailes and Karen Mason and Olivia Yambi and Urban Jonsson and Claudia Hudspeth and Peter Hailey and Andrea Kendle and Dominique Brunet and Pierre Martel},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={8 6},
OBJECTIVE To investigate trends in child malnutrition in six countries in southern Africa, in relation to the HIV epidemic and drought in crop years 2001/2 and 2002/3. DESIGN Epidemiological analysis of sub-national and national surveys with related data. SETTING Data from Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, compiled and analysed under UNICEF auspices. SUBJECTS Secondary data: children 0-5 years for weight-for-age; HIV prevalence data from various sources… CONTINUE READING
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