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101462

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Charlton, K. & Kalula, S. (2015). South Africa is failing to address malnutrition in its older people. The Conversation, 24 June 1-3.

Abstract

The traditional extended family system has eroded in much of sub-Saharan Africa, leaving many older people who traditionally depended on this support vulnerable. In rural households, young people often migrate to cities in search of employment. International emigration and the pandemic of HIV/AIDS have also taken their toll.

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