Swaziland: As Coronavirus Deaths Rise, Swaziland Royal Family Remain Indifferent, New Review Finds
[Swazi Media] As the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in Swaziland intensified, the numbers of positive cases and deaths rose. Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini died of the virus. He had an underlying diabetes condition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: More Violence As Police Break Up Gatherings During Covid-19 Crackdown
[Swazi Media] Police in Swaziland (eSwatini) used whips, batons and teargas to break up groups of revellers who had gathered together breaking new stricter coronavirus regulations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: One in Three People in Swaziland in Urgent Need of Food, Deputy PM Reports
[Swazi Media] One in three people in Swaziland (eSwatini) are in immediate need of food, the kingdom's Deputy Prime Minister has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland PM Who Died of Coronavirus Was Diabetic, His Father Reveals
[Swazi Media] Ambrose Dlamini, the Prime Minister of Swaziland (eSwatini) who has died of coronavirus aged 52, was a diabetic his father has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini Dies After Testing Positive for Coronavirus
[Swazi Media] Ambrose Dlamini, Prime Minister of Swaziland (eSwatini), has died after testing positive for coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: 1 in 10 People Will Get Covid-19 Vaccine - Report
[Swazi Media] Nine out of ten people in Swaziland (eSwatini) will not be able to get a coronavirus vaccine in 2021, according to a new report. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: More Than 50 Pupils Test Positive for Coronavirus At Swaziland School
[Swazi Media] More than 50 pupils at an industrial school in Swaziland (eSwatini) have tested positive for coronavirus in what might be the largest single outbreak in the kingdom. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Psychiatric Patients Escape Hospital After 'Riot Over Food'
[Swazi Media] Dozens of psychiatric patients at a hospital in Swaziland (eSwatini) escaped the institution after a 'riot' over food. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Covid-Positive Eswatini Prime Minister Taken to South Africa for Treatment
[RFI] Eswatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini has been transferred to neighbouring South Africa for medical treatment after contracting Covid-19, according to government officials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: How the World's Highest HIV-Prevalence Country Turned Around, and in Record Time
[WHO] Mbabane -- Because her government aggressively pursued treatment as prevention for people living with HIV, Thembi Dlamini and several women in her support group have been able to counsel each other, give family advice and run an artisanal business. In other words, their government gave them a life together. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 1, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swazi People Face Up to Two Years Jail for Breaking Coronavirus Rules On Gatherings
[Swazi Media] People in Swaziland (eSwatini) face jail terms of up to two years if they break coronavirus regulations on the size of gatherings under new measures. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Ends Coronavirus National Emergency but Restrictions Stay in Place
[Swazi Media] The national emergency introduced in Swaziland (eSwatini) in response to the coronavirus pandemic has been ended but restrictions remain in place. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Eswatini Makes Progress On Climate Thanks to Crucial Partnership Support
[IPS] Mbabane -- Barry de Maine, the director of Green Cross Pharmacy, lost about $ 7,675 worth of stock when The Mall, the largest shopping centre in Mbabane, was flooded back in 2003. But when the flash floods hit again this year, he had already installed a flange to stop water from coming in. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland PM Tests Positive for Coronavirus
[Swazi Media] Ambrose Dlamini the prime Mister of Swaziland (eSwatini) has tested positive for coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland PM Warns of Tough Surveillance Measures As People Break Coronavirus Lockdown Rules
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland (eSwatini) Government is to step up its surveillance in the kingdom to try to catch people who are breaking coronavirus lockdown regulations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: 'Air Pollution a Co-Factor in Covid-19 Mortality'
[SciDev.Net] Sydney -- Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland are among the world countries where long-term exposure to air pollution generated by human activity is linked to COVID-19-related deaths. These deaths could be largely prevented by adopting air quality regulations, according to study. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Family structure and history of childhood trauma: associations with risk-taking behavior among adolescents in Swaziland - Maepa MP, Ntshalintshali T.
This study explored family structure and history of childhood trauma and their association with risk-taking and self-harm behaviors among adolescents in Swaziland. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Swaziland: eSwatini Needs to Talk About Illegal Abortions
[New Frame] Because pregnancies can only be terminated legally in extreme instances such as rape, many women find other ways. And many do not survive the process. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 27, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Swaziland: Seven in Ten Swaziland Businesses Defy Govt. Rules to Help Stop Coronavirus Spread
[Swazi Media] More than seven in ten businesses in Swaziland (eSwatini) have defied government regulations to combat the spread of coronavirus in the kingdom, a survey suggests. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Lifts Ban On Alcohol Sales but PM Warns Against Drinking With Fear of Coronavirus Surge
[Swazi Media] Ambrose Dlamini, Prime Minister of Swaziland (eSwatini), warned people to lay off the booze during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. A ban on alcohol sales is to be lifted on 26 October 2020 after the kingdom has been dry for months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Eswatini Meets Global 95-95-95 HIV Target
[Global Fund] Eswatini, a tiny country of just over a million people in southern Africa, has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world: 27% of adults live with the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - October 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Coronavirus Likely to Continue for Months, but Restrictions On Sport and Arts Lifted
[Swazi Media] Coronavirus cases in Swaziland (eSwatini) are likely to continue in the coming months, through the Christmas period and into April 2021, Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Shortage of Covid-19 Test Kits, Ventilators As Cases Rise
[Swazi Media] Swaziland (eSwatini) has a shortage of coronavirus test kits and ventilators for sick patients as positive cases and deaths continue to rise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Coronavirus Toll Rises, Economy in Freefall, No End in Sight, New Review Shows
[Swazi Media] The number of deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Swaziland continues to rise and there is no end in sight to the pandemic. The kingdom's economy is in freefall and the Swazi Government was forced to run to the International Monetary Fund for an emergency loan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: High Court Judge Calls for Debate On Legalising Abortion
[Swazi Media] A High Court judge in the deeply conservative kingdom of Swaziland (eSwatini) has started a debate about legalising abortion. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Swaziland: Increase in Sexual Violence Against Children As Schools Closed By Covid-19
[Swazi Media] The closure of schools in Swaziland (eSwatini) because of the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in sexual and gender based violence against children, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report suggests. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Eswatini Faces Jobs and Poverty Crisis As Coronavirus Disruption Continues
[Swazi Media] The coronavirus crisis in Swaziland (eSwatini) is having widespread damaging effects on unemployment and poverty and many jobs might not return, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report fears. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Faces Jobs and Poverty Crisis As Coronavirus Disruption Continues
[Swazi Media] The coronavirus crisis in Swaziland (eSwatini) is having widespread damaging effects on unemployment and poverty and many jobs might not return, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report fears. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Authorities Ban March to Protest Ban On Alcohol During Coronavirus Crisis
[Swazi Media] A planned march in Swaziland (eSwatini) to protest the ban of manufacture and sales of alcohol during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic was banned by police and the local municipal authority. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Health Expert Warns Swaziland Women Might Contract Cancer From Unregulated Contraceptives
[Swazi Media] Women in Swaziland (eSwatini) are using unregulated family planning products that might cause cancer, a leading sexual health expert warned. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 2, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Swaziland: Nearly Half the People With Tuberculosis Don't Know They Have It - Report
[Swazi Media] Nearly half of the people in Swaziland (eSwatini) who have the disease tuberculosis (TB) do not know it, according to a new report. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: eSwatini Becomes First African State to Meet UN's 2030 Targets On HIV-Aids
[Daily Maverick] With the highest rates of HIV in the world, the tiny Kingdom of Eswatini has aggressively tackled the Aids virus through testing and treatment, coupled with strong community prevention programming. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 18, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Swaziland: Govt Pledges Public Service Job Cuts, Below Inflation Wage Increases to Secure IMF Loan
[Swazi Media] Swaziland (eSwatini) pledged to cut public sector jobs, contain wages and award below inflation salary increases in order to get a loan from the International Monetary Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: IMF Gives Swaziland Emergency Coronavirus Loan
[Swazi Media] The International Monetary Fund has approved a loan of US$110 million to help Swaziland (eSwatini) as it grapples with the coronavirus crisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Seeks U.S.$207m IMF Loan to Save Sinking Economy As Coronavirus Worsens
[Swazi Media] Swaziland (eSwatini) is seeking US$207 million from the International Monetary Fund as its economy continues to slide because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Innovative App Enables Family Planning Even During the Covid-19 Pandemic
[UNFPA] Mbabane -- Once a month, Nolwazi Myeni receives a message on her mobile phone notifying her that family planning services are available at clinics despite the pandemic-related lockdown. "I felt very encouraged to be assured that I could visit any clinic amid COVID-19 for my contraceptive needs," the 24-year-old said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: EU Steps Up to Feed Destitute as Govt Stumbles to Deliver Aid
[Swazi Media] The European Union donated 2.4 million euros (about 46.6 million emalangeni in local currency) to Swaziland (eSwatini) as the government stumbled to feed hundreds of thousands of people in desperate need of food during the current coronavirus crisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Teachers Go to Court in Bid to Stop Schools Reopening
[Swazi Media] Teachers in Swaziland (eSwatini) are taking the government to court to try to halt the reopening of schools during the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 7, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Entire eSwatini Cabinet in Isolation After Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19
[Swazi Media] All 18 cabinet ministers in Swaziland (eSwatini) have been ordered into isolation after one of them tested positive for coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Teachers Say Govt's Plan to Reopen Schools Unsafe
[Swazi Media] Union leaders have urged the Swaziland (eSwatini) Government not to go ahead with plans to reopen schools next week from coronavirus lockdown because it is unsafe to do so. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Lawyers Want Swaziland PM Arrested for Breaking Coronavirus Lockdown Regulation
[Swazi Media] Lawyers in Swaziland (eSwatini) want the Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini and senior ministers arrested for breaking the coronavirus lockdown in the kingdom. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Only Four in Ten Receive Food Aid in Swaziland Govt Coronavirus Scheme, a Month After Deadline
[Swazi Media] Fewer than four in ten of the 301,000 people promised food aid by the Swaziland (eSwatini) Government during the present coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have received it. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Policeman Shoots Boy, 15, Playing Football During Coronavirus Lockdown
[Swazi Media] A 15-year-old boy was shot and wounded by police in Swaziland (eSwatini) when he played football with friends on open ground during the coronavirus lockdown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Short of Coronavirus Protective Equipment for Health Workers As Prices Soar
[Swazi Media] Swaziland (eSwatini) is short of personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line health workers during the coronavirus crisis because suppliers have doubled their prices, the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA) said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Coronavirus Cases Soar in Swaziland, Public Ignore Govt. Lockdown
[Swazi Media] Nearly one third of the total 187 cases of coronavirus in Swaziland (eSwatini) were reported in the past seven days. This comes as evidence suggests that the government's partial lockdown of the kingdom is not working. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Eswatini - Tackling COVID-19 Amid HIV and TB Epidemics
[MSF] As the number of people with COVID-19 grows daily, Eswatini is now battling yet another health crisis on top of existing epidemics of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - May 12, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa ’s Health Dilemma: Protecting People from COVID-19 While Four Times as Many Could Die of Malaria
Africa is grappling with managing diseases like malaria, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis as health systems that are unable to cope with both this and the coronavirus pandemic. Sleeping under a net and taking antimalarial pills helps prevent malaria. Credit: Mercedes Sayagues/IPS By Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, May 11 2020 (IPS) Experts across Africa are warning that as hospitals and health facilities focus on COVID-19, less attention is being given to the management of other deadly diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, which affect millions more people. “Today if you have malaria symptoms you are in big tr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Africa Aid Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Fund for Aids/TB and Malaria Source Type: news

Swaziland: Responding To COVID-19 In A Country Already Fighting A Dual HIV/TB Epidemic
[MSF] eSwatini has the highest percentage of people living with HIV in the world. Almost one-thirds of adults are HIV-positive. The country is also severely affected by a tuberculosis (TB) epidemic and around 70 percent of all TB patients are co-infected with HIV. [1] (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - May 8, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Swaziland: Chaos As Swaziland Govt. Misses Target to Start Food Aid for Destitute in Coronavirus Lockdown
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland (eSwatini) Government's plan to feed 300,000 people during the present coronavirus lockdown is in shambles. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Police Fine Man Trying to Buy Food for Destitute Children During Coronavirus Lockdown
[Swazi Media] Police in Swaziland (eSwatini) fined a man who was out buying food for destitute children during the coronavirus lockdown. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news