TEDx | The Silent Killer Known as Viral Hepatitis

DANJUMA ADDA There’s a disease that kills a staggering 1.34 million people per year worldwide. It wipes more than two hundred thousand Africans off the face of the planet annually. More than four people die from it every second. It isn’t HIV, nor is it tuberculosis. It’s viral hepatitis. Sadly, people generally don’t know much …

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We All Deserve Protection From Covid-19

BY Adaora Okoli — When I contracted Ebola virus disease in August 2014 while working as a medical doctor in a well-known private hospital in Lagos, Nigeria, I was denied access to a potential cure. For 15 days, I battled for my life in a debilitated isolation ward, not knowing if I would survive. But American aid workers who …

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The Global HIV Response Needs to Get Back on Track

BY Webster Mavhu — This year’s World Aids Day was unique in that 2020 is the milestone year for global targets. We also face the double effect of the dual pandemics of HIV and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.   Global 90-90-90 targets are that by December 2020, 90% of all people living with HIV will know their …

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