Archive Non-communicable diseases

SIAPS provides technical assistance to the Inter-Ministerial Commission on Medicines Availability in Swaziland

Upon receiving an invitation from the Right Honourable Prime Minister of Swaziland, Dr Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini, SIAPS provided technical assistance to the task team appointed to examine the problem of inconsistent availability of essential medicines. Recent media reports and routine assessments conducted by the SIAPS Program indicated frequent stock-outs of essential medicines and medicinal supplies, … Read more

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Challenges and Opportunities of NTD Medicines Management

by Gabriel Daniel, SIAPS Principal Technical Advisor Onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis and schisotomiasis are among a group of illnesses known as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that are not commonly heard of which affect over millions of people globally who live in poverty and have poor access to basic needs such as clean water. They can cause … Read more