U.S. Donates Record $56 Million to WFP for Nutrition Programs for HIV-Infected People in Ethiopia
October 11, 2011
The U.S. has pledged a record $56 million donation from PEPFAR to the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) aimed to "dramatically increase resources for programs in Ethiopia providing vital nutrition assistance to people living with HIV (PLHIV)," according to a WFP press release. With the donation, "WFP will work in Ethiopia's least developed regions ... to improve the nutritional status, treatment success and quality of life of PLHIV," the press release states (10/11).
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