Prioritizing marginalized groups
COVID-19 starkly exposed the underlying inequities that mean a person’s chance for a healthy life largely depends on factors beyond their control, including where they are born, what they look like, and who they love. Resilient health systems prioritize efforts to reach everyone. The following stories illustrate initiatives to ensure that systems meet the needs of marginalized groups.
Not Just for Candy Anymore: Tanzania gives vending machines a new use.
During COVID, Tanzania increased access to safer sex products and services with technology-based and community-centered...Read More
Nigeria Faces Down COVID-19’s Impact on HIV Testing
Nigeria’s Swift and community-centered action resulted in substantial increase in HIV testing, despite COVID.Read More
In Thailand, telehealth moves PrEP out of the HIV clinic
During a pandemic, a differentiated service approach delivers PrEP to more of those who need...Read More
Flexible programming gives young women in Rwanda the tools they need to get through COVID-19
PEPFAR’s DREAMS partnership sustains critical lifelines for adolescent girls and young women.Read More
Connecting Ecuador’s indigenous communities to health care through training in native languages
An innovative training program is boosting the capacity of health workers to meet the needs...Read More
Innovation pays dividends against COVID-19 and TB in Karachi
TB contact screening and preventive therapy continued despite the pandemic As Pakistan braced for a...Read More
How Massachusetts is learning from the Global South
Care resource coordinators support people in COVID-19 isolation and quarantine by providing social and economic...Read More