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Lack of food hindering ARVs adherence in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lack of food is hindering adherence to Anti-Retroviral treatment by HIV positive people at Kahendero fish landing site, Kasese district. Skipping or abandoning treatment affects the reduction of the viral load and protection of the immune system. Gladys Komugisha an HIV positive mother who …

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Food during lockdowns

How to ensure poor people in cities can still get it | ASTRID R.N HAAS | More than half of all African countries have now imposed lockdown measures aimed at flattening the curve of new COVID-19 infections. The reason for taking such drastic measures while infection rates are still relatively …

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IMF, WTO warn against export controls on medical supplies, food

Washington, United States | AFP | The growing use of export restrictions by governments can be “dangerously counterproductive” as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic, the IMF and WTO warned Friday. The two institutions called on global leaders to commit to refrain from imposing or tightening controls on product sales, as they did at …

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Food demands overwhelm Luweero district COVID-19 task force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luweero district COVID-19 task force is overwhelmed by demands of food. On Saturday Luweero District Task Force led by Resident District Commissioner Phoebe Namulindwa and LCV Chairman Ronald Ndawula embarked on distribution of food targeting people affected by the lockdown. Ndawula says that by Wednesday, …

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