There may be a number of ongoing activities in your country that have already developed information and literature on HIV/AIDS testing and counselling, care, nutritional management and alternative approaches for people living with HIV/AIDS. The institutions and organizations working in the area of HIV/AIDS should be able to provide advice.
Selected references on HIV/AIDS and nutrition are given below.
Bijlsma, M. 1996. Living positively: a nutrition guide for people with HIV/AIDS. Second ed. 1997. Mutare City Health Department, Box 910, Mutare, Zimbabwe.
Department of Health. 2001. South African national guidelines on nutrition for people living with TB, HIV/AIDS and other debilitating diseases. September. Pretoria, South Africa.
Epstein, L. 1995. Food for those with HIV/AIDS. Second ed. 1996. Pretoria, South Africa, Hope Productions. NAP+ Secretariat, PO Box 30218, Nairobi, Kenya.
FANTA Project. 2001. HIV/AIDS: a guide for nutrition, care and support. Washington, DC, Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project, Academy for Educational Development.
FAO. 2001. Review of initiatives and recommendations for developing national programmes in sub-Saharan Africa. July. Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. (draft)
Gauteng Department of Health. 1997. Eating with hope. Comic book. Department of Health, Province Government, Gauteng, South Africa.
Namibia Ministry of Health. 1999. Living well with HIV and AIDS: nutritional care for HIV-positive persons. Nutrition Department, Ministry of Health, Windhoek, Namibia. (draft)
Network of African people living with HIV/AIDS (NAP+). 1996. Food for people living with HIV/AIDS. Pretoria, South Africa, Hope Productions. NAP+ Secretariat, PO Box 30218, Nairobi, Kenya.
Piwoz, E. & Preble, E. 2000. HIV/AIDS and nutrition: a review of the literature and recommendations for nutritional care and support in sub-Saharan Africa. November. United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Washington, DC. USAID, Support for Research in Africa.
The American Dietetic Association. 1993. Living well with HIV and AIDS: a guide to healthy eating. 216 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, United States.
Uganda Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries. 2000. Nutrition and HIV/AIDS. A handbook for field extension agents. Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department. Kampala, Uganda.
United Nations Administrative Committee on Coordination/ Subcommittee on Nutrition. 2001. Nutrition and HIV/AIDS. Nutrition Policy Paper No. 20. October. Geneva.
United States Department of Health and Human Services. Safe food and water: a guide for people with HIV infection. 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201, United States.
Werner, D. 1993. Where there is no doctor. Hong Kong.
WHO. 1992. Living with AIDS in the community. Global Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, Switzerland.
WHO/UNAIDS. 1998. HIV and infant feeding. Guidelines for decision-makers. Geneva, Switzerland, Department of Nutrition.