Swaziland: Tackling Covid-19 Vaccination Barriers in Hard-to-Reach Areas of eSwatini
[MSF] With COVID-19 vaccination coverage at around 28 per cent in Eswatini, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is working to support the Ministry of Health's national campaign to increase coverage, by vaccinating vulnerable people in the most remote and rural communities in the Shiselweni region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swaziland: Emaswati Support Lockdowns and School Closures for Covid-19 Prevention Despite Difficulty Complying
[Afrobarometer] Most Emaswati support the government's lockdown restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 even though about half say they found it difficult to comply, the latest Afrobarometer survey shows. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

An Apache Tribe ’s Innovative COVID-19 Contact Tracing Model Saved Lives. It Could Work Elsewhere Too.
After performing funeral rites for 40 of his neighbors, Gary Lupe tested positive for COVID-19 in October. Lupe, a 56-year-old minister on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in Whiteriver, Ariz., had spent the previous months in quiet expectation despite being vaccinated in January. On Oct. 10, as he was experiencing flu-like symptoms, a nurse at the nearby Indian Health Services (IHS) ordered Lupe to its emergency room, as his wife Berlita and their six kids immediately began quarantining. Lupe received Regeneron’s monoclonal antibody treatment without hesitation: IHS, he says, was to be trusted. “They were (a...
Source: TIME: Health - November 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mark Oprea Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Swaziland: Act Now for Safe and Respectful Childbirth! World Patient Safety Day 2021
[WHO-AFRO] The Kingdom of Eswatini joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Patient Safety Day 2021. The country has been commemorating this day every year since its inception in 2019. The country embraces the principle that in delivering patient care, the first step is "do no harm". (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 27, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Swaziland: Eswatini Holds an Inaugural Virtual National Health Research Conference
[WHO-AFRO] The Kingdom of Eswatini successfully hosted an inaugural virtual national health research conference from 26 to 27 August 2021. The conference was held under the theme "COVID-19, an emergency and evolving Global Public Health threat; the Role of Research". It was organised by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in collaboration with Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) and supported by the International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP), The U.S. President's Emergency Plan (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

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 Sustainable Devel...
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: 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