Archive for August 2021

A central component of universal health coverage is public health spending. Since the inception of the Abuja Declaration, most African countries have increased their budget allocation to health. From 2000 to 2016, economic growth in Africa averaged 4.6 percent annually, making it the second-fastest-growing region worldwide.  Despite this, funding has...

Torch Caravan

Through the passing of the torch caravans in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia, the impact of the Global Fund on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria has been explained. From mid-August onward, the Torch will cross into the East African region, where a series of events will be held to...

Biomedical HIV Prevention Forum (BHPF)

We are far behind the rest of the world when it comes to preventing new HIV infections. More than 1.7 million new cases of the virus were reported, more than three times the global target. From 2010 to today, new HIV infections have decreased by 38% in Eastern and Southern...

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