51 Percent of HIV-Affected Households in Cambodia Live in Hunger: UN Development Program
August 29, 2011
The largest and most comprehensive survey ever conducted in Cambodia finds 51 percent of households in which a member has HIV/AIDS do not have enough food to eat, compared to 35 percent of non-affected households.
A total of 4,172 households took part in the survey, including 2,623 HIV-affected and 1,549 non-affected households. An estimated 75,000 Cambodians in 60,000 households are living with HIV/AIDS.
Xinhua News Agency
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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