Impact of HIV/AIDS among the Idomas

Anyebe EE et al
International Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. Volume 1, Issue 3, 2012. Crosshouse books

HIV/AIDS is responsible for over 1.6 million deaths in Nigeria over the last decade. Idoma-speaking people of Benue State of Nigeria, is one of the most affected communities in Africa, also have one of the highest HIV/AIDS-related mortality.

This paper investigates the prevalence HIV/AIDS on households, HIV/AIDS-related morbidity and mortality, and their impact on orphans and vulnerable children among the Idoma-speaking communities of Benue State.