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COVID-19-related service disruptions could cause extra deaths from HIV – WHO, UNAIDS

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus  COVID-19-related service disruptions could cause extra deaths from HIV – WHO, UNAIDS Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus 300x160

A modelling group convened by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has estimated that if efforts are not made to mitigate and overcome interruptions in health services and supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, a six-month disruption of antiretroviral therapy could lead to more than 500,000 extra deaths from AIDS-related illnesses, including from ...

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UN, EU present Covid-19 protective equipment to Correctional Service

UNODC National Correctional Service  UN, EU present Covid-19 protective equipment to Correctional Service DSC 0580 300x160

As part of ongoing effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the various correctional centres in Nigeria, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in partnership with UNAIDS and EU on Thursday, May 7, 2020 delivered basic protective and preventive equipment and supplies, including gloves, face masks, sanitisers, dispensers as well as infrared thermometres to the Nigerian ...

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