Opinion: Communities shape and lead HIV/AIDS response in the COVID-19 era
Leveraging existing infrastructure, trust and relationships to rapidly meet new demands. COVID-19 has the possibility of setting back progress made in the fight against HIV by decades. Estimates indicate that deaths from HIV could rise sharply if health systems are overwhelmed, treatment programmes disrupted, and funding diverted.
On 24 March, the world commemorates World TB Day, and this year’s theme is ‘It’s Time’.
Cradle to cradle is the concept proposed in 2002 by German chemist-ecologist Michael Braungart and American landscape architect William McDonough.
Globally, 38 per cent of employers have difficulties filling jobs due to a lack of skills among applicants and yet 71 million young people are unemployed.
By Kilford Zimondi, HIV and AIDS Specialist, Humana People to People, South Africa*
As Published by All Africa on 28 November 2019
Over the past 30 years, we have witnessed incredible strides to halt the spread of HIV, offering a future to those with the virus through advancements in treatment and care.