HIV/AIDS Care, Treatment Interrupted In Sierra Leone Because Of Ebola Epidemic, UNDP Report Says

Intellectual Property Watch: Ebola Crisis Has Severe Impact On AIDS Response In Sierra Leone, UNDP Report Says
“According to an internal report of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Fund Partnership team, the Ebola epidemic has virtually halted national HIV efforts in Sierra Leone. In particular, patients stopped their treatments and the supply chain was disrupted…” (Saez, 2/27).

Reuters: Ebola halts HIV progress in Sierra Leone, says U.N.
“…In an internal document seen by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) raised concerns that HIV prevalence and drug resistance in the country could increase as a result [of the Ebola epidemic]…” (Hussain, 2/27).

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