||300 Social sciences > 304 Factors affecting social behavior
||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
||Poverty, HIV epidemic, AIDS
||Statement by Ms. Fatimah Saad, representative of Malaysia on general debate on national experience in population matters: population, development and HIV/AIDS with particular emphasis on poverty, New York, 5 April 2005
||The Government of Malaysia acknowledges the vast impact of the HIV epidemic on the demographic profile of the country. It affects population growth, distribution and structure. It impacts upon widowhood with the concomitant increase in orphans among children and in the reduction of the reproductive years resulting in lower fertility.