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UNAIDS releases updated terminology guidelines to combat HIV stigma

Ntsoaki Motaung The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has released its 2024 terminology guidelines, emphasising the use of person-centred language in the global...

Concoctions pose risks to pregnant women

Ntsoaki Motaung Traditional herbs, or concoctions as they are commonly referred to, have a detrimental impact on the lives of pregnant women and their unborn...

AMR threatens gains of development goals, warns specialist

Ntsoaki Motaung Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) is a growing global concern that jeopardises the gains of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), threatens the attainment of universal...

PM officiates waiting mother’s home

Ntsoaki Motaung As another way to reduce maternal mortality, Prime Minister Samuel Matekane officiated Waiting Mother’s home at Lebakeng Health Centre last week. Speaking at the...

Monkeypox scare grips Maseru following school trip

Lehlohonolo Motšoari The District Administrator (DA) of Maseru, Tšepo Lethobane, has moved swiftly to address fears of a potential Monkeypox outbreak after reports surfaced of...

Lesotho takes a bold step in preparing for emergencies

Ntsoaki Motaung At least 49 of Lesotho’s most qualified civil servants completed their training for the Africa CDC’s African Volunteer Health Corps initiative, Strengthening and...

Plight of children: Severe food poverty revealed

Ntsoaki Motaug UNICEF has revealed that 1 in 4 children — 181 million children globally — are living in severe child food poverty. This dire situation...

 Media challenged to advocate for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Ntsoaki Motaung  The Chairman of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA Lesotho) Kananelo Boloetse challenged the media of Lesotho to take action in making...

Africa CDC and WHO seek $1 billion to address health emergencies

Ntsoaki Motaung Leading public health institutions, the Africa CDC and the World Health Organisation (WHO), are seeking $1 billion for their partnership to respond to...

Call for govt to declare water and toilets as human rights

Ntsoaki MotaungDuring the commemoration of Menstrual Hygiene Day, organized by the MaleaFoundation, Lenka Thamae, a member of Policy Environmental Justice and WaterResources Advocacy (PEWA),...

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