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Baseline study: nutritional status, food security and fish consumption among people living with HIV/AIDS in Zambia


  • Banda Nyirenda, D.
  • Sampa, M.
  • Husken, S.M.C.


Under the regional programme Fisheries and HIV/AIDS in Africa, the University of Zambia, in collaboration with the WorldFish Center, has undertaken a baseline survey of the nutritional status and fish consumption of people living with HIV/AIDS in Zambia. Factors examined include household composition, education level, livelihood strategies, household food security, asset ownership, common ailments, sources of medication, the reason why children died, consumption of fish and other animal source foods, and level of nutrition education.

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  • Banda Nyirenda, D. & Sampa, M. & Husken, S.M.C., 2010. "Baseline study: nutritional status, food security and fish consumption among people living with HIV/AIDS in Zambia," Working Papers, The WorldFish Center, number 39366, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:wfi:wfbook:39366

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    • Q00 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - General


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