Three well-established infectious diseases—Tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV—are poised to kill millions worldwide, with decades of healthcare progress that could be lost due to disruptions caused by COVID-19. Even under normal circumstances, the toll these three diseases exact worldwide is staggering.
Community Health Centers serve as a beacon of strength, service, and care in their communities, providing nearly 30 million underserved patients with access to comprehensive, primary and preventive care.
To fully address the risks that antimicrobial resistance poses to human health, public health measures—including clean water access, sanitation, and wastewater management—should be evaluated, implemented, and enforced regardless of a community’s or country’s economic and political resources.
As major progress was made in reducing the impact of other diseases, hepatitis became what the World Health Organization (WHO) refers to as a long-neglected epidemic, causing devastating and complex health problems. No longer overshadowed, hepatitis has moved into the spotlight as one of the world’s leading causes of death.