The UN World Food Program (WFP) has been forced to withdraw food aid to HIV-positive people as part of broader cutbacks to its Ugandan programs caused by a funding shortfall. “For the past six months we have had hardly any funding for HIV/AIDS activities, and as a result, many people we have been supporting have already gone without nutritional support for some time,” Stanlake Samkange, WFP’s representative in Uganda, told IRIN. He added that there a number of other governmental and non-governmental organizations providing HIV/AIDS support in Uganda. (IRIN)

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