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HIV in the News

27 June 2011

  • Swazi Observer

    Government is looking forward to acquire a E140 million loan to finance health, HIV and AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) projects.

    This is contained in a draft Bill, whose object is to authorise finance minister to raise the loan from the World Bank.

  • Swazi Observer

    Zombodze Emuva MP Johannes Ndlangamandla yesterday flew out of the country to join other MPs from all over the world attending a conference in Sao Paolo, Brazil.

    The conference is that of the Global Fund on HIV and AIDS. The MP said he would be returning home after the weekend.

26 June 2011

  • http://www.times.co.sz
    Times of Swaziland

    A number of Swazis are featured on a website where they detail their suffering after contracting tuberculosis (TB).

    They tell of their fears, frustration and hope that the disease would not kill them.

25 June 2011

  • Swazi News

    A children's feeding scheme was presented with groceries and cash totalling E10 000 by the Sidvwashini Business Community. The feeding scheme is operated by five grannies within a Mthembu homestead.

    Members of the business community included MV Telecommunications(Pty) Ltd, E-top up (Pty) Ltd, Kane Properties, Capital Bolts and Nuts, Quick Serve Supermarket and ZTE.

  • Swazi News

    Meningococcal meningitis is an infection that results in swelling and irritation (inflammation) of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord.

    Meningococcal meningitis is caused by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis (also known as Meningococcus). Most cases of meningococcal meningitis occur in children and adolescents.