National Emergency Response Council on HIV/AIDS

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HIV TESTING AND TREATMENT VITAL IN ENDING AIDS AS A PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT……Unlike other viruses, the human body cannot get rid of HIV completely

With the multitude of achievements eSwatini has attained in the HIV response, most notable is providing treatment for People Living with HIV (PLHIV), mainly through domestic resources, and maintaining this commitment despite the fiscal challenges facing Government.

LET US TIGHTEN THE LOOSE ENDS AS WE JOURNEY TOWARDS 2022 …….without forgetting ‘the road well-travelled’!

The ENDING AIDS AGENDA calls for our collective efforts in order to achieve our 2022 target. The 37 year journey has been a laborious one for us Emaswati as we battled with a pandemic that saw us claim the number one spot in the world for being the smallest country with a high HIV Prevalence.

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY TO ALL THE LOVERS OUT THERE! ...Roses are red…violets are blue…and my love for you will never die!

For the past two weeks or so, I have been laughing my lungs out at the different messages and memes shared by ‘’the male gender’’ on social media and how they feel about Valentine’s day. Like honestly though, why do men fear Valentine’s day so much, and when will they ever get used to Valentine? READ MORE....

HIV AND COVID-19: THE IMPORTANCE OF ENSURING HIV TESTING IS PRIORITIZED IN THE MANAGEMENT OF COVID-19

The second step is for People Living with HIV to ensure they record their status on all hospital admissions relating to COVID-19. This in turn will ensure that antiretroviral treatment (ART) is maintained during hospital stay, including during intensive care. Interrupting ART typically results in the rapid rebound of HIV replication, with a detrimental effect on immune and inflammatory responses that can complicate the management of COVID-19.