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Today, the International AIDS Society launches "AIDS 2020: Virtual" to access the latest HIV science, research and policy. The online event will be taking place until 10 July and will gather scientists, policy makers, advocates and people living with HIV to advance the HIV response.
An "infodemic" is an overaboundance of information – some accurate, some not. It makes it difficult to find trustworthy information in times of need. To address this phenomenon, the World Health Organization organizes on 29 June its first Infodemiology Conference to discuss how to manage it and help people find reliable sources of information when they require it.
On 25 June, The Graduate Institute will live-stream the second online edition of the UN75 Dialogues in International Geneva. This special edition on culture, sports and tourism will discuss the impact the pandemic has on these three sectors.
A Syrian refugee gets checked for the covid-19 caused by the novel coronavirus, during a testing campagne organised by Lebanon's health ministry and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the southern city of Sidon, on May 28, 2020. By Mahmoud ZAYYAT / AFP.
Government health workers take the temperature of a patient as they visit riverside communities of the municipality of Melgaco to test them for COVID-19 coronavirus infections in the Marajoara region, located in the southwest of the island of Marajo, at the mouth of the Amazon River in the state of Para, Brazil, on May 23, 2020. By Tarso Sarraf / AFP.
Nurses assigned to the Infectious Diseases Unit (IDU) at the Kenyatta University Hospital attend a Zumba class held at the hospital compound in Nairobi, on 17 May 2020. Coinciding with the morning shift rotation, it aimed to offer some respite to nurses charged with the management of patients infected with COVID-19 Coronavirus. By Tony Karumba / AFP.
A Bali police officer wears a scary mask called "Leak" while trying to educate people on COVID-19 coronavirus matter at a traditional market in Kerobokan, near Denpasar on May 14, 2020. Photograph taken by SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP.
A patient affected by the COVID-19 Coronavirus speaks with a family member by a video call at a field hospital set up at a sports gym, in Santo Andre, São Paulo state, Brazil, on May 11, 2020. By Miguel Schincariol / AFP.
General view of a ward, on 9 May 2020, where COVID-19 patients breathe with the assistance of oxygen masks, at the regional hospital in Iquitos, the largest city of the Peruvian Amazon. By Ginebra PENA / AFP.
A kid waits for his samples to be collected by a health worker during the Coronavirus COVID-19 mass testing exercise inducted by Kenya’s Ministry of Health in the Kawangware slums of Nairobi on 1 May 2020. By Luis Tato / AFP.
24 April marks the International Day of Multilateralism. On this occasion and as part of the global initiative #UN75, the United Nations Office at Geneva, in collaboration with the Graduate Institute, the University of Geneva, and Foraus, are organizing the virtual event "Multilateralism in the time of COVID-19".