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WFP Food by Prescription programme for HIV+ implemented

Date Published: 
10/31/2011
Summary: 

THE World Food Programme (WFP) is working with the ministry of health to implement a Food by Prescription programme for people living with HIV. WFP Country Director Karla Hershey said the programme changed the lives of people living with HIV. He said supplementary food for those who were malnourished helped them tolerate and adhere to their drug therapy so they could return to work and support their families.