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HIV and COVID: weighing risks and benefits

The benefits of continuing to provide HIV services during the COVID-19 pandemic far outweigh the risk of additional COVID-19-related deaths

90–90–90 goal met in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has reached the 90–90–90 HIV testing and treatment targets set by UNAIDS for 2020 and is working toward the 95–95–95 targets for 2025

Combination prevention is cost-effective

Home-based testing and universal treatment for HIV are cost-effective and can reduce new infections in high-prevalence communities, according to a modelling study 

Over 3 million circumcised in Zambia

About 26,000 new HIV infections have been prevented among Zambian men due to uptake of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) by more than 3 million clients since 2007

Tanzanian clients reached despite pandemic

A rapid response to adapt services to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines enabled the Tohara Plus team to provide VMMC services to more than 186,000 men and boys in 2020