Despite its claims, the United States is not “leading” the global response to COVID-19. If it were, its approach to the pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa, the region most vulnerable to the economic impact of the virus, would be much different.
Tanzanians are increasingly alarmed at their government’s unscientific approach to the coronavirus pandemic.
The United States’ failing coronavirus response experiment holds some important lessons for Africa.
Some of the worst health performers in recent weeks have been ‘First World’.
His COVID-19 response has thrown the negative aspects of his presidency into sharp relief.
Swift positions taken by the AU could be stymied by ongoing conflicts, funding shortfalls and border closures.
Governments across the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside the mountain of related challenges, fake news has become a source of frustration. Some are now referring to this fake news phenomenon as a ‘disinfodemic’.
During epidemics, the measures taken to protect populations and to keep health systems afloat leave women and girls vulnerable to violence.
Uganda’s COVID-19 task force would do well to embrace pop music in its public health communications.