Nutrition And Aids: Book by Khomdon Singh Lisam

Nutrition And Aids

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ISBN: 9788178357331    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2009     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 558        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Khomdon Singh Lisam, educated at Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh (1972); AIIMS, New Delhi (1981) ; Leeds University, U.K. (1992) ; University of California, USA; and Universtiy...Read more
Description About The Author:- Khomdon Singh Lisam, educated at Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh (1972); AIIMS, New Delhi (1981) ; Leeds University, U.K. (1992) ; University of California, USA; and Universtiy of Chula long korn, Bangkok. He worked as the head of the National AIDS Control Programme in Manipur (1995-98), as Project Director of the Manipur State AIDS Control Society (1998-2003), as a resource person in Myanmar, Thailand, Bangladesh, Nepal and South Africa, as UNAIDS advisor in Durban (2000), as consultant in the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), New Delhi. Presently, he is working as the Chairman and Executive Director of the AIDS Consortium, New Delhi. ,Suchitra Lisam is presently working as a Senior Manager of Knowledge Management and HIV/AIDS in the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescents, New Delhi. She is looking after the HIV/AIDS projects in Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka under the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescents.Contents:- Contents, Foreword, Acknowledgements, Preface, 1. Basic Facts about HIV/AIDs?, 2. What is Good Nutrition?, 3. How HIV Affects Nutrition and Vice Versa, 4. Your Digestive System, 5. Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats, 6. Vitamins, 7. Minerals, 8. Viral Hepatitis and HIV, 9. Nutrition and ART, 10. Drug and Food Reactions, 11. Nutrition Side Effects and Coping with the Complications, of HIV/AIDS, 12. Tips for Good Nutrition for People with HIV/, AIDS, 13. Nutrition for the HIV-Positive Woman, 14. Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Among Young, Children, 15. Protect the Quality and Safety of Your Food, 16. Nutrition and HIV/AIDS: Helping Families and, Communities to Cope, 17. Frequently Asked Questions about HIV/AIDS, and Nutrition, References, Glossary, IndexAbout The Book:- Later In The Year 2006, Unaids Has Reported An Alarming Figure Of 5.7 Million Hiv Infected People In India With Its Prolonged Sting Through These Vulnerable Population To Their Spouses, Children And Other Family Members And Communities--Thriving Hard On Their Narrowing Life Expectancy. Hiv/Aids, The Disease Of The Immense Dread, Erodes The Very Life-Nurve Of The Immune System, Increasing The Incidence Of Infections. The Malfunction Of The Immune System Affects The Body In Various Ways, And It Is The Loss Of The Normal Abilities Of The Body To Keep Its Existence. The Book In Its All Scientific Opinions Asserts The Importance Of The Proper Nutrition As One Key Element In The Medical Management Of Hiv. Though Not A Cure, Good Nutrition (And Exercise) Helps Keep The Immune System Strong Enabling The Body To Fight The Disease Better Weight Loss Waiting And Malnutrition Continue To Be Common Problems In Hiv, Despite More Effective Antiretroviral Medications, And Can Contribute To Hiv Disease Progression. Good Nnutrition Helps The Body Process Medication, And Reduce Diarrhoea, Nausea, Fatigue And Metabolic Abnormalities. The Book Purports To Provide Basic Information On Nutrition And Its Importance In Relation To Hiv/Aids. Hoped, The Book Will Prove To Be Highly Regarded As A Source Material / Reference Book For The Concerned People, Programs And Organisations., About The Author:- Khomdon Singh Lisam, Educated At Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh (1972); Aiims, New Delhi (1981) ; Leeds University, U.K. (1992) ; University Of California, Usa; And Universtiy Of Chula Long Korn, Bangkok. He Worked As The Head Of The National Aids Control Programme In Manipur (1995-98), As Project Director Of The Manipur State Aids Control Society (1998-2003), As A Resource Person In Myanmar, Thailand, Bangladesh, Nepal And South Africa, As Unaids Advisor In Durban (2000), As Consultant In The National Aids Control Organisation (Naco), New Delhi. Presently, He Is Working As The Chairman And Executive Director Of The Aids Consortium, New Delhi. ,Suchitra Lisam Is Presently Working As A Senior Manager Of Knowledge Management And Hiv/Aids In The International Federation Of Red Cross And Red Crescents, New Delhi. She Is Looking After The Hiv/Aids Projects In Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Under The International Federation Of Red Cross And Red Crescents., Content:- Contents, Foreword, Acknowledgements, Preface, 1. Basic Facts About Hiv/Aids?, 2. What Is Good Nutrition?, 3. How Hiv Affects Nutrition And Vice Versa, 4. Your Digestive System, 5. Proteins, Carbohydrates And Fats, 6. Vitamins, 7. Minerals, 8. Viral Hepatitis And Hiv, 9. Nutrition And Art, 10. Drug And Food Reactions, 11. Nutrition Side Effects And Coping With The Complications, Of Hiv/Aids, 12. Tips For Good Nutrition For People With Hiv/, Aids, 13. Nutrition For The Hiv-Positive Woman, 14. Nutrition And Hiv/Aids Among Young, Children, 15. Protect The Quality And Safety Of Your Food, 16. Nutrition And Hiv/Aids: Helping Families And, Communities To Cope, 17. Frequently Asked Questions About Hiv/Aids, And Nutrition, References, Glossary, Index
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