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SWAZILAND: Food aid still needed after another poor harvest
27 July 2006 (PlusNews ), Swaziland will once again be reliant on food aid this year to feed one-fifth of its people, according to the UN's World Food Programme (WFP).
SWAZILAND: Anti-AIDS text messaging campaign raises hackles
21 July 2006 (PlusNews ), In one of the biggest demonstrations seen in Swaziland in years, HIV-positive people marched on the offices of the prime minister and the national AIDS council this week to protest an "insulting" new media campaign.
SWAZILAND: Demise of sugar industry hits healthcare services
11 July 2006 (PlusNews ), It's not just jobs that will suffer in Swaziland's sugar-producing Lubombo Province with impending reforms in the European Union's sugar industry - the closure of company-funded clinics will also hurt the region's HIV-positive population.
SWAZILAND: Army takes the lead in HIV/AIDS campaign
7 July 2006 (PlusNews ), The Swazi army controversially bars recruits who are HIV positive, but it has become one of the most progressive employers in the country when it comes to promoting voluntary testing among its soldiers.
SWAZILAND: The vital but underestimated role of AIDS caregivers
9 May 2006 (PlusNews ), Swaziland's home-based caregivers are too few and too poorly paid to cope with the growing numbers of bedridden AIDS patients, but in the absence of adequate health facilities and trained professionals, they are seen as the immediate answer to a national emergency.
SWAZILAND: Empowering the youth in the fight against HIV/AIDS
2 May 2006 (PlusNews ), A new home-grown youth movement in Swaziland has emerged, to try and come to grips with the country's burgeoning HIV/AIDS emergency.
SWAZILAND: Comprehensive OVC policy unveiled
19 April 2006 (PlusNews ), Swaziland has launched a comprehensive policy to deal with its rapidly expanding population of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).
SWAZILAND: Global Fund ARV suspension lifted
14 March 2006 (PlusNews ), The Global Fund on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has lifted its three-month suspension of providing free antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in Swaziland.
SWAZILAND: Concern over "mixed messages" on circumcision
24 February 2006 (PlusNews ), Male circumcision is increasingly popular in Swaziland after a South African study showed the practice may prevent HIV infection, Reuters reported.
SWAZILAND: Some progress made - Lewis
17 February 2006 (PlusNews ), The UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, Stephen Lewis this week commended the progress made in Swaziland's fight against HIV/AIDS.
SWAZILAND: Increased AIDS funding despite poor donor response - King
15 February 2006 (PlusNews ), Swazi King Mswati III plans to allocate increased funding for HIV/AIDS prevention programmes and initiatives aimed at orphans and vulnerable children, the Associated Press reported.
SWAZILAND: Young heroes website appeals for help for AIDS orphans
14 February 2006 (PlusNews ), The web page is as brightly coloured as a primary school text book, but the images conjure the anxiety of abandonment and uncertainty that any child would feel at the loss of their parents.
SWAZILAND: Campaign to inform women of their legal rights underway
27 January 2006 (PlusNews ), The Swaziland branch of Women in Law in Southern Africa has launched an awareness campaign to teach HIV-positive women about their legal rights.
SWAZILAND: More people but still too few testing for HIV
20 January 2006 (PlusNews ), HIV/AIDS awareness efforts in the kingdom of Swaziland are slowly bearing fruit, with a growing number of people coming forward to be tested for HIV, a new report has found.
SWAZILAND: "Sewage sociology" finds condom use rising
5 January 2006 (PlusNews ), Without a definitive survey it's hard to know the extent of condom use by Swazis, but one group claims to have proof that it's on the rise: the workers at Swaziland's newest sewage treatment plant.
SWAZILAND: HIV positive Swazis take govt to task over ARV supply
6 December 2005 (PlusNews ), A group of HIV positive Swazis is considering taking the government to court for an alleged erratic supply of antiretrovirals (ARVs), but officials insist that the lack of drugs is a matter of perception, rather than reality.
SWAZILAND: Relief for the elderly as pensions go up
21 November 2005 (PlusNews ), Gogo ("Granny") Mkwanaze, 72, knows what she is going to do with the extra money she will be getting when government revamps its pension system for the elderly.
SWAZILAND: Hospitals run out of ARVs
18 November 2005 (PlusNews ), Swaziland is facing a serious breakdown in the supply of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs for patients with HIV, and some hospitals acknowledge that stocks ran out weeks ago.
SWAZILAND: Country's first urban OVC care centre rising to the needs
15 November 2005 (PlusNews ), Gigi's Place is an unlikely name for Swaziland's first urban community care centre for orphans and vulnerable children, but it has put down roots in the gritty community it serves and celebrated its second anniversary at the weekend.
SWAZILAND: New law says death to child rapists in fight against AIDS
9 November 2005 (PlusNews ), In response to growing alarm over Swaziland's HIV infection rate, a draft law proposing the death penalty for child rape and the intentional transmission of the virus was released this week.

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