This section hosts guidelines, manuals and toolkits to strengthen public health practice.
In the wake of COVID-19 having exposed the injustices of inequalities and exacerbated these challenges, efforts are being made for ensuring equitable supply of COVID-19 vaccines, as a global public good, a People’s Vaccine, available to everyone, everywhere. In this context, the lessons learnt in controlling HIV/AIDS epidemic and ensuring equitable access to treatment can be very useful. This Global AIDS Update report highlights how antiretroviral medicines, once deemed too expensive and too complicated for people in low-resource settings, are now available to over 27.5 million people living with HIV across the world. This report also makes recommendations on mitigating the disruptions in HIV services due to the ongoing pandemic. It is a useful document for policymakers. Click here to read the report.