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What does Lockdown Mean for the World’s Poor? – A Surprising Perspective

Severe restrictions on travel and economic activity have been imposed in many parts of the world. For the poor, recessions have always meant starvation, lack of medical support for diseases including HIV treatment programmes, and in particular the deaths of infants and children vulnerable to malnutrition and childhood disease. What do the restrictions mean for these people?

That’s the question a new 30 minute documentary seeks to answer – by asking the people who are most affected.

Source: The Conversation

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