Micronutrients and Child Health in the Presence of HIV Infection

  title={Micronutrients and Child Health in the Presence of HIV Infection},
  author={Roland K. Kupka and Waleed Fawzi},
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is one of the major public health challenges worldwide. According to most recent estimates, approximately 40 million persons are HIV-infected, among them 2.7 million children under 15 years of age [1]. An estimated 800,000 new HIV infections occurred among children in 2001, and the majority of these infections were among infants born to HIV-infected women and who acquired the virus in utero, during delivery, or through breast-feeding [1]. Since the… CONTINUE READING


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