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Media - published on 24 Jun 2020

Access to Medicine Foundation: COVID-19 disruption threatens progress on malaria, HIV and TB in SA

This news release from Medical Brief, which covers medical media news in Africa, examines the Access to Medicine Foundation's recent reports on the epidemics of HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis, and the impact COVID-19 could have on continued progress made on these illness. 

Using the Access to Medicine Foundation's recent reports on the "Big 3" epidemics as its base, this article includes commentary from global health experts to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic could affect progress made for children in regard to HIV, malaria and TB. 

The article takes a deep dive into the ways that COVID-19 is predicted to seriously impact countries already struggling with the burden of these three illnesses, and offers projections of how the death toll from these diseases could rise as a result of interrupted medicine supply chains and access to treatments.


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