Central Banks Must Address Pandemic Challenges
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 2021 (IPS) Hopes for an inclusive global economic recovery are fast fading. As rich countries have done little to ensure poor countries’ access to vaccines and fiscal resources, North-South “fault lines” will certainly widen. Enhancing relief, recovery, transformation While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised rich countries’ recovery prospects upward, the United Nations (UN) notes formidable challenges, especially for developing countries, due to the pandemic. Anis ChowdhuryThe UN warns of more setbacks for the S...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Green Economy Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Swaziland: Govt Exploiting Covid-19 to Crush Dissent - Lobby
[Nation] The eSwatini government's strict Covid-19 restrictions have been dismissed as a ploy to crush dissenting voices following several days of unrest. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Tightens Coronavirus Restrictions in Fear of Third Wave
[Swazi Media] As Swaziland (eSwatini) faces months without adequate numbers of coronavirus vaccines, and with a third wave of the pandemic feared, Acting Swazi Prime Minister Themba Masuku announced further restrictions to everyday life. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Media Reporting of Covid-19 Was Inadequate, Unesco Reports
[Swazi Media] Media reporting of the coronavirus pandemic in Swaziland (eSwatini) was inadequate, according to a new UNESCO report. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Total 86 Health Workers Die From Coronavirus At Single Swaziland Hospital
[Swazi Media] A total of 86 health workers, including doctors, nurses and paramedics, died of coronavirus at a single hospital in Swaziland (eSwatini). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Runs Out of Covid-19 Vaccines, Only 35,000 People Treated
[Swazi Media] Only 35,000 of Swaziland's 1.2 million population have received their first vaccination against coronavirus and the kingdom has run out. The Acting Prime Minister Themba Masuku said more were expected. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swazi Government Looks to Cut 3,000 Public Service Jobs
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland (eSwatini) Government is looking to cut 3,000 public service jobs and there could be no salary review this year, as the kingdom's economy continues in free-fall. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Running Out of Coronavirus Vaccines, No Firm Date to Receive More
[Swazi Media] Swaziland (eSwatini) is fast running out of coronavirus vaccine and might not get more until the end of June 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: A Diabetes Fighter in Eswatini Pours All Her Efforts Into Beating Covid-19
[UN News] Dumsile Mavuso, the founder and head of Eswatini's first national association for people with diabetes, is now bringing her knowledge and experience to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, in collaboration with the Government and the UN. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Covid Pandemic Has Big Effect in Small Nation
[VOA] Mbabane -- Eddie Simelane is a patient. Every two months, this 46-year-old, HIV-positive father of four wakes up early to line up at a government clinic near eSwatini's capital for his supply of free anti-retroviral medication. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 31, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Swaziland: The Power of Disclosure
[E.G. Pediatric Aids Foundation] Adherence and Confidence Are Keys to Fighting TB and HIV (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 31, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Swaziland: Confusion As Schools Try to Reopen After Coronavirus Shutdown
[Swazi Media] There was confusion across Swaziland (eSwatini) as schools attempted to reopen after an almost one-year closure because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Stigma Against Women With HIV in Swaziland Rife, Human Rights Review Told
[Swazi Media] The stigma faced by people with HIV in Swaziland (eSwatini) continues to be widespread with a particularly damning effect upon women and girls, according to a submission to a United Nations group's investigation into human rights in the kingdom. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Swaziland: Nearly 60,000 People in Swaziland Face Looming Starvation and Death - Save the Children
[Swazi Media] Nearly 60,000 people in Swaziland (eSwatini) face starvation or death without immediate action, Save The Children reported. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Politicians, Judiciary Get Covid-19 Vaccines Before Frontline Health Staff - Report
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland (eSwatini) Acting Prime Minister, cabinet ministers, the chief of police, and top judiciary have been first to receive coronavirus vaccines although there are only enough doses in the kingdom to fully protect 16,000 people. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Relaxes Coronavirus Lockdown Amid Confusion Over Vaccines and Fear of Third Wave
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland (eSwatini) Government has announced the reopening of schools and a relaxation of coronavirus restrictions, even though vaccinations have been delayed and there continues to be a threat of a third wave of the virus in the kingdom. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Govt Extends Coronavirus Lockdown, Prepares for Third Wave
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland (eSwatini) Government has extended the partial lockdown of the kingdom as the coronavirus crisis reaches its first anniversary and the kingdom is no closer to getting life-saving vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland King Was Secretly Hospitalised With Coronavirus
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of Swaziland (eSwatini), has revealed that he was hospitalised for more than 10 days in January after testing positive for coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Swaziland Paramedics Stop Work On Coronavirus Response, Say They Need More Protection
[Swazi Media] Paramedics on the coronavirus emergency response team in Swaziland are to stop work because they do not have proper protective equipment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

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: 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: 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: 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