The government of Swaziland has demonstrated a high level of political commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS. The Swaziland National AIDS Program was established in 1987. In 1999, the King of Swaziland declared HIV/AIDS a national disaster and established an HIV/AIDS Cabinet Committee to coordinate the country's response to its epidemic.
Given the enormous need for the delivery of lifesaving ART throughout Swaziland, it is expected that the AIDS treatment clinic at LaMvelase Help Centre in Manzini will scale up the number of patients on HIV/AIDS treatment and care very quickly.
The Family Life Association of Swaziland (FLAS), a not-for-profit making Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), is the largest and leading organization in the provision of innovative sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. It plays a complementary role to the activities of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOH&SW). It also advocates for the reproductive health rights of all people in the reproductive age.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is the US' largest non-profit HIV/AIDS
healthcare, research, prevention and education provider. In California, AHF
operates the largest non-government HIV testing program, which conducts
more than 15,000 HIV tests annually. AHF currently provides medical care
and/or services to more than 61,000 individuals in 15 countries worldwide
in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean and Asia. Additional information
is available at
|SOURCE AIDS Healthcare Foundation|
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