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HIV in the News

6 March 2012

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

    I refer to the reproductive health article in the Times dated Friday, March 2, 2012 about safer sex.

  • Swazi Observer

    Deputy Prime Minister has been asked to intervene in the case of an old woman of Siteki, who is on ARVs, alleged that she eats cow dung.

    MP Thuli Dladla said the DPM should do something to call the woman to order because what she was doing painted a negative picture for government.

  • Swazi Observer

    The Correctional Services Department has managed to complete a situational study on HIV within the country's correctional facilities through funding from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

    Commissioner Isaiah Ntshangase said the study had helped to unearth priority areas which needed urgent attention to correctly address all the health concerns of inmates.

  • Swazi Observer

    The 2010 multi-indicator cluster survey (MICS) indicates the there are 21% of adolescent pregnancies in the country; however, teen mothers are less likely to use PMTCT services.

5 March 2012

  • Swazi Observer

    First National Bank, Big Bend branch, has donated E10 000 worth of food to Lavumisa Town Board.

    The donation took place at the Alliance of Mayors Initiative for Community Action on HIV and AIDS at the Local Level (AMICAAL) Head office in Manzini on Friday.