Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Faith and Community Initiative – George Hotel, Manzini

Minister of Health, Lizzie Nkosi Minister of Home Affairs, Lindiwe Dlamini-Kasaro Manzini Regional Administrator Church Leaders Representatives from public health organizations, Implementing partners, Members of the media, Ladies and gentlemen, Siyanivusela Bekunene! I am honored to stand here with you today to help launch the Faith and Communities Initiative—an innovative concept that is empowering and …

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Remarks by Ambassador Peterson: Official Launch of The 2020 Men’s Health Month and Launch of Male Wellness Clinic – Mbabane

Program Director Hon. Minister of Health, Sen. Lizzy Nkosi Hhohho RA, Her Royal Highness, Princess Tsandzile Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors Members of the press PEPFAR colleagues Directors of Implementing Partner Organisations Ladies and Gentlemen Sanibonani! It is a pleasure and an honour for me to be part of …

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Remarks by Ambassador Peterson: Launch of One Stop Centers – Mbabane Government Hospital

Honorable Minister of Justice, Honorable Minister of Health, UNICEF Representative All protocols observed It is an honor to be with you today to launch the new One Stop Centers—a critically important resource for survivors of gender-based violence, or GBV, to find help, counseling, and comfort during a time of extreme distress. Today, I am proud …

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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires John Moyer: World AIDS Day National Commemoration

Representative of His Excellency, the Right Honorable Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Eswatini, Their Royal Highnesses, Program Director, Chiefs, Regional Administrators, Honorable Ministers, Members of Both Houses of Parliament, United Nations Resident Coordinator, Representatives of the United Nations Family, Her Excellency, EU Ambassador to Eswatini, Chairperson and Council Members of NERCHA, Executive Director of …

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Remarks by Ambassador Peterson: Launch of the Eswatini Royal Police Wellness Clinics

Honourable Minister of Health, Senator Lizzie Nkosi National Commissioner of Police Hhohho Regional Administrator Principal Regional Health Administrator Senior Health and Police Officers Present PEPFAR team members Implementing Partners Ladies and Gentlemen Good Morning. It is an honour for me to be part of this important event today launching two Police Wellness Clinics in the …

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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Launch of HIV Prevention Policy – NERCHA

Prime Minister Members of the Media, Ladies and Gentlemen, Sanibonani. Eswatini has achieved incredible successes in the fight against HIV and AIDS.  The U.S. Government has been honored to partner with the government and people of Eswatini, under the leadership of the Prime Minister’s Office and NERCHA, in a joint endeavor to stop this disease …

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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: International Breast & Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Launch

Minister for Health Senior Government Officials It is an honor to be with you today to mark the launch of Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.  I trust you are familiar with the U.S. Government’s work in the fight against HIV and AIDS, but you may be less aware that this work has expanded to …

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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Launch of the USAID Development Objective Agreement Grant (DOAG) – Royal Villas

Honorable Minister for Economic Planning and Development, Dr. Tambo Gina, Honorable Minister for Health, Senator Lizzy Nkosi, Honorable Minister of Finance, Neal Rijkenberg, NERCHA Director, Principal Secretaries, Senior Government Officials, USAID Mission Director, John Groarke, Members of the Press, Ladies and Gentlemen – Today ushers in a new phase of the U.S.-Eswatini partnership, as we …

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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Dissemination of SHIMS 2 Results and Launch of SHIMS 3 – Royal Swazi Hotel

Protocols It is a great pleasure to be here as we disseminate the SHIMS 2 results and announce the upcoming SHIMS 3 survey.  The U.S. government, through the PEPFAR program, is pleased to collaborate with the Ministry of Health and the Central Statistics Office in carrying out these important surveys. HIV-focused household surveys, also known …

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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: World TB Day Commemoration – Nhlangano

Honorable Minister of Health, Acting Regional Administrator for Shiselweni, Mr Zwakele Dlamini Program Director, Dr Vusi Magagula WHO Representative, Members of UN Agencies, Representatives from the NGO community, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen Siyanivusela Bekunene – We are gathered once again to affirm our commitment to eliminating tuberculosis in Eswatini and around the world.  TB …

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