With just 2.2 million people, Namibia’s 14% HIV prevalence is one of the highest in the world. The population is spread over a large geographic area, making access to services a challenge for remote populations.
Young people in eastern and southern Africa, like many of their peers around the world, often receive conflicting and inaccurate information about sex. This can lead to badly informed decisions about how, when or with whom to have sex and how to protect themselves against HIV.
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.
In their role as mediums of information between Swazi government, the media and the public, Ministerial Communications Officers (MCOs) are an integral part of the national response against HIV and AIDS.
Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact.