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Living in poverty is a key factor in vulnerability to HIV transmission and in increased disease progression for those already living with HIV.
Anecdotal evidence also reveals that many people living with HIV/AIDS are unable to meet their basic living needs.
Faced with many health challenges, including episodic illness and disability, people living with HIV/AIDS often struggle to gain, maintain and establish economic security. The documents in this section explore the link between HIV and poverty and offer some solutions to address the cycle of poverty in our society.
Feel free to visit our HIV and Poverty website for an indepth look at the issues.
Poverty and Income. © Canadian AIDS Society. Published 07/09/2009. Updated 03/14/2011. Web. Retrieved 05/18/2013 from http://www.cdnaids.ca/povertyandincome