Posts Categorized: Swaziland

The Lancet Book Review: “Anyone Can Absolutely Change The World”

The Lancet, one of the oldest and best known medical journals in the world, recently published in its June issue a book review (PDF) of Righteous Rebels, the story of AHF’s bold history of activism.  Written by award-winning journalist Patrick Range McDonald, Righteous Rebels chronicles AHF’s unlikely rise from a feisty grassroots organization during the 1980s AIDS crisis in Los Angeles…

Mountaintop Clinic Serving Timber Workers Opens in Swaziland

Situated on top of a green hill with rolling vistas and mountains in the distant horizon, the newly-opened clinic in Piggs Peak, Swaziland has one of the most picturesque views of all AHF clinics. The facility opened its doors on April 20. AHF’s fourth clinic in Swaziland is the product of a partnership between the country’s…

AHF Swaziland Awarded #1 ART Program

In the War on AIDS, Swaziland is the frontline. Here, nearly one in three adults lives with HIV, life expectancy is only 50 years and AIDS is the leading cause of death. After 8 years of relentless work in “the trenches,” by early June AHF Swaziland reached a milestone of providing ART to 10,000 patients…

Swaziland Condom Nation Tour to Increase Access, Awareness

AHF Swaziland launched a three-month condom distribution campaign meant to increase access and education about condoms – at the first stop, over 37,000 condoms were given away AHF Swaziland – an extension of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, the largest global AIDS organization – is partnering with government and non-government organizations on a three-month Condom Nation campaign…

Hundreds Rally in Swaziland Over AIDS Funding Cuts

  About 400 people rallied together in southern Africa on May 17 to call for sustained funding for global AIDS programs like PEPFAR and the Global Fund March and memorial in the Swaziland capital city of Mbabane also stressed the importance of regular HIV testing and adherence to antiretroviral therapy, and emphasized the needs of…