Food insecurity and associated factors among HIV-infected individuals receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy in Jimma zone Southwest Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Tiyou2012FoodIA,
  title={Food insecurity and associated factors among HIV-infected individuals receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy in Jimma zone Southwest Ethiopia},
  author={Ayele Tiyou and Tefera Belachew and Fisehaye Alemseged and Sibhatu Biadgilign},
  booktitle={Nutrition journal},
  year={2012}
}
BackgroundIn resource limited settings, many People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) lack access to sufficient quantities of nutritious foods, which poses additional challenges to the success of antiretroviral therapy (ART). Maintaining adequate food consumption and nutrient intake levels and meeting the special nutritional needs to cope up with the disease and the ART are critical for PLWHA to achieve the full benefit of such a treatment.ObjectiveTo determine the prevalence and correlates of food… CONTINUE READING
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