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The Impacts of COVID-19 on AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria Programs in Africa

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Organized by Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

The Impacts of COVID-19 on AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria Programs in Africa

July 14, 2020

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Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Friends) will host a webinar examining the impacts of COVID-19 on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Programs in Africa. The webinar will highlight: 1) evidence of the impact of COVID-19 on HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria thus far, and scenarios for the future; 2) COVID-19’s effect on vulnerable and key populations; and 3) the insights of civil society, service providers, and public health experts in African countries on ways to mitigate disruption of services.

Speakers include:

  • Chris Collins, President, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (moderator)
  • Professor Linda-Gail Bekker, Chief Operating Officer, Desmond Tutu AIDS Foundation; Deputy Director of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre
  • Allan Maleche, Executive Director, Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN)
  • Constancia Mavodza, Process Evaluation Lead, Biomedical Research and Training Institute (Zimbabwe)
  • Annette Reinisch, Senior Disease Advisor HIV and Tuberculosis, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

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Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria