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Ministry of Health Swaziland

Ministry of Health Swaziland strives towards its ultimate aim via a series of investments, training and technological enhancements akin to the best in first-world healthcare provision

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Striving for Universal Health CoverageWriter: Matthew StaffProject Manager: Eddie Clinton For nearly 50 years, the Ministry of Health (MOH) Swaziland has been striving to improve the health status of the country’s population by providing preventative, promotive, curative, palliative and rehabilitative services for the betterment of a nation very much in societal transition.Not only introducing such services, but doing so to the highest quality, with honed relevance and as accessibly and affordably as possible has been a challenge for the Ministry, but one that has been met over the decades, and the organisation remains as committed as ever today to keep moving with the times and improving the country’s healthcare provision even further.“The aim is to provide equitable and socially acceptable health services to the highest possible standards comparable to the first world, and to have every citizen being able to access quality healthcare regardless of where one is in the country,” says Vusi Magagula, Director of Health Services. “The core functions of the Ministry of Health include health promotive and preventative services; curative and clinical healthcare services; medical, nursing and allied health regulation; and medical referral services.”An additional host of clinical support services are also incorporated within the areas of focus across Swaziland and comprise pharmaceutical services, medical imaging services, medical laboratory services, rehabilitation, palliative services and nutritional services; all compounded by an ongoing dedication to investing in the very latest methodologies and technologies in order to best implement such treatment types.Advanced hospital equipment including a modernisation and expansion of its renal services, as well as the opening of

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Preventative and Curative Progress, NationwideThe Ministry of Health in Swaziland has been striving towards its 2015 targets, and has been rewarded with some key healthcare milestones which address some of the continent’s most pressing illnessesWriter: Matthew StaffProject Manager: Eddie ClintonThe Ministry of Health in Swaziland has reached a series of pivotal milestones in the country over the years, as it continues to plan for and implement sector improvements for the benefit of the population.Fitting under the Government of the Kingdom of eSwatini’s umbrella and working alongside stakeholders and partners, the aim of the Ministry of Health has, in recent years, been to meet its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); working in tandem with the wider communities to spread the influence of its health programmes to every corner of the country as soon as possible.Incorporating ongoing research and development - not only of the situation within Swaziland, but of global healthcare trends and technologies to combat common illnesses - the Health Ministry has now brought the nation to as advanced a stage as it has enjoyed in its history and is looking forward to even further progress in the future.“This requires assessing the current situation, proper planning and budgeting, effective implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all health sector activities,” the Ministry states. “The Ministry of Health is surely on the move for positive initiatives and historic progress in its strides to building a healthier nation now, and in the future.”To achieve these targets, and the overriding MDGs, the Ministry’s activities are based on its mission of “providing preventative,

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