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Although the Covid-19 epidemic in recent months has had, in terms of mortality, a much more limited impact on the African continent than in other regions of the world, to what extent the current health crisis has upset the management of other pathologies, and in particular HIV-AIDS and hepatitis? Can we assess the impact of the pandemic on health and healthcare systems? Does it partially question some long-standing control programs? And vice versa, the response to this emerging disease has been able to count on community networks already involved in the response strategies to infections present in sub-Saharan Africa, such as HIV, hepatitis, malaria or Ebola …
On the occasion of the AFRAVIH conference which takes place between 8 and 11 November, the guests of Priority for health, infectious disease specialists and development actors, discuss these questions.