Autonomy for the Swazis of southern Africa was guaranteed by the British in the late 19th century; independence was granted in 1968. Student and labor unrest during the 1990s pressured the monarchy (one of the oldest on the continent) to grudgingly a... [read more]
Date: March 19th 2012
Today really started to bring to light the reason we are here. First we spent some time familiarizing ourselves with the hospital in Manzini. Secondly, we broke up into teams, were paired up with community HIV/AIDS workers and went out with them to do community based visitations. The issues as I best understand them are as follows.
• There is an HIV/AIDS epidemic that has been ongoing f ... read more