Maintaining robust HIV and TB services in the COVID-19 era: A public health dilemma in Zimbabwe
Mukwenha S., Dzinamarira T., Mugurungi O., Musuka G.
International Journal of Infectcious Disease 2020 Sept 23: DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.09.1425
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has challenged health systems worldwide. In Zimbabwe, the COVID-19 response has seen diversion of human capital, equipment and other resources that were meant for the HIV and tuberculosis (TB) programs. In a country with one of the worst HIV and TB burdens globally, the authors discuss this public health dilemma of sustained HIV and TB services in the context of a new threat; COVID-19.