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Household welfare impacts of mortality of adult females in Zimbabwe : Implications for policy and program development

Publication year: 
2000
Author (s): 
Mutangadura, G B
Publication details: 
Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina, 2000
Abstract:

Zimbabwe is one of the southern African countries that is severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic which has already reversed hard won national health. This study describes the major household impacts of female mortality in Zimbabwe, identifies the household coping mechanisms adopted and the current formal and informal social support mechanisms.