1. Annual HIV Program Report
Swaziland has made strides in the fight against HIV and AIDS in the last decade. The knowledge of HIV status among women age 15 -49 years has improved from 47.3% in 2010 to 66.5% in 2014 and for men age 15-59 years from 32.2% in 2010 to 55.3% in 2014 according to MICS (2014).
2. National Sexual and Reproductive Health Program (SHR) Report
It is stated in the strategic plan that maternal and neonatal deaths should be reduced by 50% by 2017. However, findings have shown that maternal and neonatal deaths have remained high over the years despite the many interventions to improve maternal and neonatal health.
3.Tuberculosis Program Report
TB is the most common opportunistic infection and cause of mortality among people living with HIV (PLHIV), difficult to diagnose and treat owing to challenges related to co-morbidity, pill burden, co-toxicity and drug interactions. In Swaziland, 106 health care facilities offer collaborative TB/HIV services.
4. Lubombo Regional Annual Performance Report
In 2015, the highest leading cause of death in the Lubombo region was Tuberculosis, accounting for 19% of all deaths recorded at facilities. Non infective Gastroenteritis and colitis contributed to 7% of all deaths, followed by unspecified anaemia’s at 6% and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) at 5%.
5. HIV Partners Coordination forum
As the nation moves towards ending the HIV epidemic, issues we faced become more complex, The first HIV health sector partner coordination forum was held on the 30th -31st August 2016, at Happy Valley Hotel, Ezulwini.