Published: August 06, 2021
Over the past week, the terms Home Isolation and Community Isolation have become familiar to many, after they were adopted as key strategies to cope with the surge in new Covid-19 cases. Hospitals, field hospitals and hospitels are now being overwhelmed by the rapid rise in infections, while the need to prevent infected people from developing severe symptoms or dying remains paramount. So does the need to bring down the number of new infections in communities.
Published: July 26, 2021
Great strides have been made in the prevention of HIV, treatment and care since the first case was reported 40 years ago. Thanks to the work of the HIV community, activists and medical fraternity, 27.5 million of the 37.7 million people living with HIV now have access to lifesaving antiretroviral therapy. However, governments’ promise of ending HIV/Aids by 2030 is still far from our sight.