Recognizing How Food, Nutrition Impact the HIV Response
July 20, 2012
"Ahead of the International AIDS Conference next week in Washington, D.C., Martin Bloem, chief of Nutrition and HIV Policy at the World Food Programme, shares the impact of food and nutrition on the HIV response," in this post in the ONE Blog. "Scientific evidence and our own experience shows that nutrition activities for people living with HIV -- including nutritional assessments, counseling, education and fortified food for malnourished patients -- has significant impacts on the health of patients, on their ability to stay on treatment and on the effectiveness of treatment," he writes (7/19).
This article was provided by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. It is a part of the publication Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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