88 страниц. 2010 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing This book gives a vivid picture of the intertwined epidemics of HIV/AIDS and intravenous drug use (IVDUs) in India. You will see a snapshot of the author''s doctoral research project which is a pioneering study providing us concrete data on the HIV status, nutritional well-being and quality of life (QOL) of IVDUs in India. ‘Nutritional care'' is a neglected component in the treatment of IVDUs in India; but, not anymore after the pioneering work of the author''s research and intervention from 2004-2009. The Nutrition Care Plan (NCP) developed as a by-product of the study is expounded in this book. This care plan is highly recommended for integration in drug rehabilitation programs and health-care systems. It is vital to provide medical-nutrition therapy to the IVDU population. This book is a trustworthy guide to research scholars, nutritionists, physicians, social workers, policy makers, allied health-care workers, other home-based care providers and substance abusers.