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HIV in the News

25 May 2011

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

    Local partner of the The Aids Information and Support Center (TASC) were last week trained in pycho-social support and child protection.

    The group of women and men were being trained by Lesotho's Touch Roots Africa during the three day workshop which was held at TASC in Manzini.

  • Swazi Observer

    The simple way to think of 'rights' is to use the word protection, By this definition, children's 'rights' can more easily be understood as society's guarantee that a child lives safely - safe from hunger, safe from abuse, safe from illness, and safe from ignorance thanks to education.

  • Swazi Observer

    The ministry of economic planning and development has observed that top leadership positions in government are still male dominated and there is a need to ensure that capable females and males are being given equal opportunities.

24 May 2011

  • Swazi Observer

    United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Swaziland is hosting an HIV and AIDS Technical Team which will be in the country for two days.

    The team comprises of Dr. George Tembo, the UNFPA Chief of HIV and AIDS Branch based in New York and Edwin Huizing who is UNFPA Sub-Regional Director.

  • Swazi Observer

    It is critical for Swaziland to get Global Fund grants under Round 11 in order to realise the goal of reducing infant mortality, maternal mortality and halving HIV, TB and Malaria pandemics by 2015.

    Swaziland Global Fund Country Coordination Mechanism (CCM) Executive Secretary Vulindlela Msibi said this was in line with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).