Christian Science Monitor Examines How AIDS is ‘Adding Greatly’ to Southern African Food Crisis
The Christian Science Monitor reports in a profile on Southern Africa's food crisis that "AIDS has added greatly to the problem." AIDS is hastening death for many with malnutrition, taking those who are in the most productive years of their lives, the Monitor reports. "Everyone believed that this (AIDS) epidemic was (just) a health issue. It's only later that we realized that it impacted every single sector of development," Marcela Villarreal, head of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization's population and development service, said (Itano, Christian Science Monitor, 6/11). The full article is available online.This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.