First Lady, Neo Masisi, has asked the youth to commit to ending HIV/Aids by 2030 while expressing concern over statistics that show that 49% of new HIV/aids infections are among the youth, which make up 60% of the country's population. Masisi is the UN's special Aids ambassador for the empowerment and engagement of young people in the country.
Youth Should Spearhead HIV/Aids Fight - Masisi
Botswana Daily News, 12 August 2019
It is high time learners are at the forefront of the fight against HIV/AIDS because they are the ones mostly affected and infected, says First Lady Neo Masisi. Read more »
New HIV Infections Remain a Challenge for Youth
Botswana Daily News, 11 August 2019
The First Lady, Ms Neo Masisi, has urged Mmadinare Senior Secondary School pupils to stay away from sexual relationships. Read more »
From Despair to Hope: Journey of a Young Woman Born Infected With HIV
UNFPA, 4 February 2019
She was just ten years old when she found out she was infected with HIV: “I had been on treatment for some time and I kept on questioning why I was on medication. My… Read more »
Stakeholders Must Unite, Double Aids Fight Efforts
Botswana Daily News, 4 March 2019
Acting minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele has called on stakeholders to augment government efforts to reduce HIV prevalence. Read more »
Botswana Makes Progress in HIV Prevention
Botswana Daily News, 25 September 2017
Since the launching of the Treat All Strategy by President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama in June 2016, Botswana is steadily making strides towards the achievement of the Joint… Read more »
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