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Diarrhoea a Major Cause of Death in Children with HIV

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This is a clinical review from National Aidsmap on diarrhea in HIV-infected children. Diarrhea is the second leading killer globally of children of under five (after pneumonia), responsible for nearly one in five childhood deaths (~1.5 million each year). Around 40% of these deaths occur in Africa.

Publisher: National AIDS Map
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Regions: Global, Sub-Saharan Africa
Audiences: Doctors/Physicians, Other Healthcare Workers, Physician's Assistants/Nurse Practitioners, Policymakers, Program Managers
Topic Areas: Primary Care of HIV Infected & Exposed Children, Opportunistic Infections & Associated Conditions, Orphans & Affected Families
Resource Type: Newsletters