New data from the United Nations’ joint programme on HIV and AIDS should be a wake-up call that progress made in recent years to tackle the global pandemic is at imminent risk of going into reverse, according to the world’s largest partnership of HIV organisations.
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| 06 Jul 2020
newsDeaths from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria could double due to COVID-19
Today’s report from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, warns that deaths from these three health issues could almost double within a year unless urgent action is taken during the COVID-19 crisis.
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| 24 Jun 2020
newsFCO must maintain robust voice on HIV following DFID merger
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a 'merger' of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). A new department - the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office - will be formed in the autumn.
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| 16 Jun 2020
newsWorld Health Assembly agrees to protect the ‘most vulnerable’ – but who are they?
There is much to be celebrated about the outcome of last week’s virtual World Health Assembly, which brought together ministers and heads of state around a single resolution: the response to COVID-19.