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dc.contributor.authorRobson, E-
dc.contributor.authorAnsell, N-
dc.contributor.authorvan Blerk, L-
dc.contributor.authorChipeta, L-
dc.contributor.authorHajdu, F-
dc.identifier.citationMalawi Medical Journal. 19(4) 136-137.en
dc.description.abstractIn the midst of the 2002/3 food crisis in Southern Africa social scientists De Waal and Whiteside (well known for their respective work on the social construction of famines and the socio-economic impacts of AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa), hypothesised in the Lancet that the AIDS pandemic was triggering a ‘new variant famine’ across Southern Africa – a region characterised by recurrent severe food shortages and high adult HIV prevalence rates. This short review considers the applicability of the ‘new variant famine’ hypothesis to Malawi.en
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dc.publisherCollege of Medicine and the Medical Association of Malawien
dc.subjectfood insecurityen
dc.subjectnew variant famineen
dc.titleAIDS and food insecurity: ‘New variant famine’ in Malawi?en
dc.typeResearch Paperen
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