Eswatini

Resource
May 13, 2015

Background: In 2007, Swaziland initiated a hub-and-spoke model for decentralizing antiretroviral therapy (ART) access.

News
May 12, 2015

All pregnant and breastfeeding women who test positive to HIV will now be enrolled on ART for life.

News
May 6, 2015

As we learnt from news reports this week, antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) stolen from clinics and government stores are being resold on the street. 

News
April 29, 2015

This week the Swaziland media contained several articles about the damage caused by relatives of gender-based violence victims who do not report the crimes for fear of ‘airing dirty family laundry’ in public (tibi tendlu or ‘house rubbish.’) 

Opportunity
April 28, 2015

The HIV Prevention Technical Advisor will provide technical leadership to ensure high-quality, evidence-based HIV prevention programming and service delivery.

News
April 20, 2015

Organisations in the fight against HIV and AIDS as well as those promoting Sexual Reproductive Health Rights are targeting to distribute close to 20 million condoms this year.

Resource
March 27, 2015

In this high HIV prevalence setting, a community-based testing programme achieved high uptake of testing, and appears to be an effective and affordable way to encourage large numbers of people to learn their HIV status (particularly underserved populations such as men and young people).

News
March 27, 2015

Since the first case of HIV was reported in the country in 1986, the virus has spread at an alarming rate, even though trends appear like we have stabilised. Swaziland has the highest HIV prevalence in the world at 26 percent.

News
March 25, 2015

Doctors Without Borders has recently reported that a mutated multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) strain from Swaziland is not detected by many advanced rapid molecular diagnostic tests currently used throughout the world.

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.