NewNowNext  |  March 9, 2020

“Despite the fact that the [HIV] epidemic is growing, we’ve ended up with flat funding,” Matthew Kavanagh, director of the global health policy and governance initiative at Georgetown University, tells NewNowNext.

“One of the most active programs around the world for building the kinds of capacities that countries need to respond to coronavirus are actually HIV programs,” Kavanagh explains. “Now what we’re seeing is that, especially in Eastern Southern Africa, it’s HIV labs where people are turning to actually diagnose coronavirus.”

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