EDITORIAL | If state botches vaccine rollout it will lose its chance to win back trust

The rollout is top of the list of obstacles the state needs to overcome to prove it is trustworthy and competent

12 January 2021 - 20:41 By sunday times daily

In 2011, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started a project to test for and treat HIV among the 115,000 people living in Eshowe, KwaZulu-Natal. Its aim was to reach the UN’s 90-90-90 goals by mid-2020 to improve testing and treatment regimes. Last year, at the Aids conference in Durban, it reported on its progress: it had managed to reach the goals a year ahead of schedule. One of its secrets to success? The project managers actively involved traditional leaders to help educate the community...

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