Botswana

Resource
May 11, 2015

The Global Fund requires all Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs) to have representatives of key affected populations (KAPs) - sex workers, drug users, MSM, transgender and others.  This survey interviewed members of CCMs in 6 countries in southern Africa (Swaziland, Lesotho, South Africa, Bots

News
April 7, 2015

The US government is engaging Botswana authorities to consider changing this country’s treatment policy and adopting a CD4 count of 500 cut-off for initiation of HIV treatment.

News
March 26, 2015

Deputy Permanent Secretary for Preventive Health Services in the Ministry of Health, Shenaaz El-Halabi has revealed that 19% of adolescents under the age of 13 are sexually active.

News
March 26, 2015

Record-breaking numbers of people in eastern Africa have received HIV counselling and testing through two historic initiatives in Ethiopia, Botswana, South Africa and Tanzania. 

News
March 25, 2015

Botswana Family Welfare Association, Nkaikela Youth Group, Silence Kills Support Groups and BONELA will sign for the grant amounting to P7 million, which will be divided amongst the organisations.

Resource
March 24, 2015

Botswana has one of the most comprehensive and successful public sector HIV treatment programs in Africa, yet the country’s adult HIV prevalence of 24.8% is the second highest in the world after Swaziland.

Resource
March 23, 2015

Africa is home to some of the highest incidence and prevalence rates of tuberculosis (TB) in the world. The region accounted for 25% of the estimated nine million people who developed TB in 2013, with the highest rates of cases and deaths relative to the population.

News
March 23, 2015

This is the eighth in a series of articles analysing regional progress on gender equality and women's empowerment. With 2015 finally here, notable progress has been made in reducing HIV and AIDS prevalence and stemming new infections.

Opportunity
March 23, 2015
Closing date: Monday, 6 April 2015

Human Resources Development Department

International Labour Office

Vacancy No: RAPS/1/2015/AF/04

Title: Regional Specialist on HIV and AIDS in the World of Work in Africa (Regional HIV and AIDS Specialist)

Grade: P.4

Resource
March 17, 2015

Four large community trials [of TasP] are underway in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Kenya and Uganda....In June 2014, Bärnighausen and colleagues presented their views on the implications of the 2013 change in WHO ART guidelines for the TasP studies.