Nutrition

Consultative meeting on nutrition interventions for improving the prevention, care and management of HIV/AIDS

19-20 November 2003, Durban, South Africa

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 11
Publication date: 2003
Languages: English

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Overview

A meeting jointly sponsored by WHO and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/United States Department of Health and Human Services (USA DHHS) was organized in Durban, South Africa, between 19 and 20 November 2003, attendees included all members of the Technical Advisory Group on Nutrition and HIV as well as representatives from various organizations.

The overall objective of the meeting was to identify the knowledge/resource gaps and priorities for insuring the incorporation of nutrition into all aspects of prevention, care and treatment of populations affected and infected by HIV/AIDS and, based on this information, to plan a conference to be held in Africa in 2004. The report summarizes the presentations, working group discussions and recommendations.