Botswana needs to sustain strides made in fighting AIDS

Botswana was the first high-burden country to achieve silver status on the path to the elimination of vertical HIV transmission
Botswana was the first high-burden country to achieve silver status on the path to the elimination of vertical HIV transmission

Global shocks such as COVID-19 and the Ukraine war have undeniably slowed down the global goal to end AIDS by 2030.

The In Danger: UNAIDS Global AIDS Update 2022 shows that over the last two years, crises have created extraordinary headwinds that threaten national AIDS responses in Botswana and beyond.

Amid these challenges, Botswana was the first high-burden country to achieve silver status on the path to the elimination of vertical HIV transmission.

Editor's Comment
Tighten the law on drug dealers

Our youth are perishing; their once hopeful bright future is going down the drain; all because of illicit drugs.It is very easy to blame the addict, but it is not as simple as that! Drug dealing is a very lucrative business for some shameless people amongst our society and as such they have come up with tight strategies on how to push their business.Drug addiction is bad, and while the individual on drugs sometimes might have been the one who...

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