Concerns of HIV-positive migrant workers in COVID-19 pandemic: a call for action

Ali Ahmed, Juman Dujaili, Anisha Kaur Sandhu, Furqan Khurshid Hashmi

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The UNAIDS set a goal to eradicate the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic worldwide by 2030 [1]. The global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is deemed to pose a greater risk to patients with chronic diseases, including those that are affected by human immunodeficiency virus HIV/AIDS [2]. During this time, it is crucial to properly identify HIV/AIDS patients to ensure that they continue to receive timely and equitable access to health care and health support as they are increasingly vulnerable to COVID-19 consequences [2].

Original languageEnglish
Article number020342
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Global Health
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020

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