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Swaziland

On this page you can find out that Swaziland has adopted the WHO Guidelines on viral load testing but that the test is not routinely or widely available. You can also find the address for your Minister of Health so you can write and demand action.

Number of people living with HIV in Swaziland

110,000

Source: UNAIDS 2013

Percentage of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in Swaziland

49%

Source: UNAIDS 2013

Existence of government policy on viral load testing

Yes, the government has adopted the 2013 WHO Guidelines.

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Availability of routine viral load testing in Swaziland

Limited availability

Source: 2015 MSF analysis of UNAIDS & IAPAC databases

Campaign partner in Swaziland

Swaziland Positive Living (SWAPOL)

Ngwane Street
Emcozini Building
1st Floor, Room 9
Manzini, Swaziland

Director: Mrs Siphiwe Hlophe
Email: siphiwehlophe22@gmail.com
Phone: +26876027324 / +26825056172

Write to your Minister of Health

Hon. Sibongile Simelane
Minister of Health
Ministry of Health
PO Box 5
Mbabane, Swaziland

Demand routine viral load testing: Write to the Minister of Health requesting that routine viral load testing is made available. See sample letter (Word). See other actions here.

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