New U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator
On April 4, 2014, Dr. Deborah Birx was sworn in as new U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator. "I am honored and humbled to lead PEPFAR into a brand new chapter to achieve an AIDS-free generation through shared responsibility, accountability, and impact.”ALSO: Story
Celebrating and Cultivating a Culture of Debate
"The U.S.govt. believes in the critical importance of freedom of expression and public debate. Open discussion of dissenting views encourages new ideas and growth in any society" said Amb. James to Maloyi High School students debating on the topic: Women's Empowerment will lead to social and economic development in SD.
Embassy Commemorates AAHM at UNISWA
To commemorate AAHM,the Embassy hosted a viewing of “Eyes on the Prize”, Amb. James gave remarks about nonviolent civil disobedience as an effective movement for social change. Similarly, Prof Awasom spoke about the links between the civil disobedience movement in the USA and broader international struggles for freedom.
EGPAF through PEPFAR donates medical supplies
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) through PEPFAR, partnered with Project C.U.R.E. an international nonprofit organization based in the USA to provide the MOH with over $500,000 worth of medical supplies and equipment, which will be distributed to 12 healthcare facilities.
Women Use Art to Make their Voices Heard
Women’s rights issues were put in the forefront during the Livi laBomake Women’s Voices’ art exhibition at the Mbabane Public Library on Friday. Funded by US Ambassador’s Community Grant on Gender, Amb. James in her key note address touched on women’s rights and noted that art provided women with a voice.
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