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Reforming harmful laws and policies is essential to end AIDS by 2030 in Asia and the Pacific

Reforming laws and policies to ensure they are grounded in evidence and human rights is essential for an effective HIV response in Asia and the Pacific, says a new joint report by UNAIDS and UNDP.  


COVID-19: Nobody is safe until everyone is safe

Almost a year ago, we witnessed the first recorded cases of COVID-19. Since then the virus has devastated communities, systems and economies.  


All eyes on COVID-19 recovery, but conflict and extremism won't just go away

Dealing with COVID-19 is a priority, but let's not forget the world that will meet us on the other side of this crisis.  


Coinciding crises: how COVID-19 and climate change are putting pressure on health systems worldwide – and how we can prepare for the future

It is hard to believe that in a few short months, it will be a year since we were first introduced to COVID-19.  


United Nations Comprehensive Response to COVID-19

This report provides an overview of how the United Nations system is supporting its Member States in coping with health, socioeconomic, humanitarian and human rights consequences of COVID-19.  


Eight months in, we need three wins: Vaccine, Digital and Renewables

While we knew close to nothing about this Coronavirus eight months ago, we now have a clearer idea about what it is, how it strikes and what needs to be done.  


Ensuring uninterrupted HIV, TB and malaria services in the time of COVID-19

The health community in the Western Pacific is adapting to make sure vulnerable populations are not left behind  


The case for a universal basic income

It's time to add a new element to the policy packages that governments are introducing.  


Papua New Guinea’s COVID-19 Response Receives Much Needed Boost

The six new ventilators add to Papua New Guinea’s capacity to treat possible future and acute COVID-19 cases.  


COVID-19 amplifying inequalities for transgender people

As the COVID-19 crisis began to unfold, countries around Asia and the Pacific began locking down. The roll-out of COVID-19 measures and the realization of imminent massive economic shocks have brought…  

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