PEPFAR and BONEPWA+ Launch the Treat All Champions Campaign

In November 1993, Mr. David Ngele became the first Motswana to openly disclose he was living with HIV. Over the past 25 years, a few more have followed him in making public disclosures, though they represent a very small percentage of the current estimated number of 360,000 Batswana living with HIV. Those who have taken …

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Tuberculosis Lab Relaunch Ceremony

Good morning. It is wonderful to be here to celebrate the reopening of Botswana’s National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory. This facility is crucial to the diagnosis and treatment of TB patients across the country. It is a much needed tool in our fight to stop the spread of tuberculosis in Botswana. It was my honor to …

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New Directions in Global Health Seminar

Good morning. Thank you for having me here this morning at this important event. What a great day to be out here in Ghanzi.  As always, I enjoyed my drive up yesterday along the Trans-Kalahari Highway, getting to view the vast and beautiful desert landscape of this great country.  Ghanzi is a place like no …

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