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    Data Agility: A Fashionable Term, or a Game Changer for Global Health?
    13 January 2022
    In the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic and responses to it have caused a massive disruption of essential health services, especially those supporting prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria. Despite global effo...
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    The Next Chapter of Our Fight Against HIV
    01 December 2021
    Pandemics exacerbate and thrive on inequity. They find the fissures in our societies and deepen them. As a result, the poorest and most marginalized always suffer the most.
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    Self-testing: A Vital Tool To End HIV
    29 November 2021
    My first assignment out of medical school was in Burkina Faso. This was in 2004, at the peak of the AIDS epidemic, and it was my first contact with the disease in sub-Saharan Africa.
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    Fighting Violence Against Women and Girls During COVID-19
    25 November 2021
    When COVID-19 arrived and countries went into lockdown, this not only posed a threat to people’s health, but also to their human rights. Occurrences of gender-based violence (GBV) – where a person is attacked based on their gender or gender identity ...
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    “We must invest in our healers”: Dr. Zolelwa Sifumba is Fighting for Health Workers on the Front Line
    22 November 2021
    Dr. Zolelwa Sifumba is a health worker, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) survivor, Global Fund advocate and global health activist in South Africa, and Community Representative in the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT-) Accelerator.
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    20 Years of Progress to Protect Mothers and Babies From HIV
    03 November 2021
    The four-year age gap between 18-year-old Aaliyah and 22-year-old Winnie may seem insignificant, but because both girls were born to HIV-positive mothers at a time when prevention of mother-to-child-transmission therapies (PMTCT) were only beginning ...