Publications
Gender, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition, School Meals
5 February 2014

The evaluation covers the operation Swaziland DEV 200422 Support to children and students affected by HIV and AIDS (2013-2014). It was intended for both accountability and learning and focuses on assessing: i) the appropriateness and coherence of the operation; ii) its results; and iii) the factors explaining the results.

The evaluation assessed the following activities: nutritional support to children under eight; support to households and communities to improve food security; school feeding in rural areas where there is a high prevalence of HIV; and capacity building.

The evaluation, which makes a number of recommendations for the future, was managed and conducted by a consultancy firm, with fieldwork taking place in March-April 2014.​

HIV/AIDS
29 November 2012

In sub-Saharan Africa, the region most affected by the HIV epidemic, WFP’s food and nutrition support is an essential part of HIV treatment and care.

Emergencies, HIV/AIDS
20 November 2009

Swaziland faces a crisis arising from the combinedeffects of HIV/AIDS, poverty and recurrent drought. The country has the highest HIV prevalence rate in the world with 39.2 percent of pregnant women attending antenatal clinics and 26 percent of the workforce age group (15 to 49 years) infected with HIV.

HIV/AIDS
20 November 2009

Swaziland has the highest HIV prevalence rate in the world: 39.2 percent among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics and 26 percent of the economically productive age group (15-49 years) are infected. The Government of Swaziland declared HIV and AIDS a national disaster in 1999. Due to the impact of AIDS, Swaziland has seen an increase in the mortality rate.

HIV/AIDS
20 November 2009

Swaziland has the highest HIV prevalence rate in the world: 26 percent of the population of workforce age (15 to 9 years) is HIV positive and 39.2 percent of pregnant women attending antenatal care centres are infected.