ZAMBIA: Poor nutrition nullifies benefit of ARV treatment

by IRIN News

Memory Kawaya (extreme left), is among several thousand orphans who head homes in Zambia. Photo: © Nebert Mulenga/IRIN

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) has cautioned in a new report that Southern Africa may not be adequately prepared for the upcoming planting season, while widespread food shortages batter the region.