The World Food Program cut food rations for some refugees amid funding shortages in June. The UN says at least USD 674 million is needed to support South Sudanese refugees in Uganda this year, although only a fifth of that amount has been received.
"The hospital has received 232 children, more than half of all the children on HIV medication in the district. They lack food and have been malnourished since the start of this year," said doctor Loyce Akelo
Museveni, 71, has presided over strong economic growth, but faces mounting accusations at home and abroad of cracking down on dissent and failing to tackle rampant corruption in the nation of 37 million people.