Africa: Joint Responsibility, Solidarity and Urgency – UNFPA’s Innovative Response to HIV and Covid-19

[UNFPA] This World AIDS Day finds us straddling two pandemics. On the one hand, the HIV and AIDS pandemic, which we have been contending with for four decades, and on the other, a novel virus that has already claimed more than 1.4 million lives in the past eleven months. To contain the spread of the coronavirus, movement restrictions and lockdown measures were instituted, leaving in their wake shattered economies and lost livelihoods, and causing upheaval in the delivery of public services. Sub-Saharan Africa willRead the Original Article