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HIV in the News

28 February 2012

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

    A year after declaring Tuberculosis (TB) as an emergency the National TB Control Programme (NTCP) has reduced the waiting period for results to two weeks.

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

    A much awaited grant from the Global Fund is expected to be signed today. This would allow all the plans the National TB Control Programme (NTCP) has to materialise.

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

    There are over two mlllion annual Tuberculosis-related deaths globally, but Swaziland finds itselfwith the highest TB rate in the world.

  • Swazi Observer

    As the economic challenges to suffocate the country the health of TB patients is also threatened as the motorbikes used to ferry medication to them are grounded.

    This was revealed by National TB Control Programme Manager Themba Dlamini at Pigg's Peak Hotel formerly known as Orion on Saturday during a media workshop of TB issues.

27 February 2012

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

    Traditional healers have urged government to assist them in their fight against HIV/AIDS in the country. They made this request during a meeting held at Timpisini Inkhundla on Friday, where they also celebrated the beginning of the year.