Social Services - Eswatini
o Safest routes when conducting business
o Safe travel hours
Travel by day
Hotlines in case of robbery, rape or bandits attacks
Emergency Paramedic Response: 977
Hotlines for abuse/bribery/harassment including sexual harassment
Eswatini has ensured that there exist social services facilities to assist the victims of sexual gender-based-violence (GBV). One Stop Centres are housed in the following referral hospitals: Mbabane Government Hospital in the capital, Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital in the commercial city of Manzini and Lubombo Referral Hospital in the sugar-belt town of Siteki. All the social services are offered under one roof.
• Different services in a survivor-focused setting
• Forensic examination by doctor
• Medical examination by doctor
• Physical examination by nurses
• Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) services
• Psychosocial support and counseling by SWAGAA & Ministry of Health psychologists
• Legal services by Royal Eswatini police and prosecutors
• Case management by case manager
• Provision of medico-legal report
• Investigation and, if appropriate, prosecution of the case
• Support for survivors appearing in court
General information on health matters
Cross border traders are always encouraged to carry enough medication to last them their whole trip. They are also advised to take malaria tablets and refill their tablets for any ailments including ARVs before travelling across borders.
Reproductive health and rights related information
The Ministry of Health (MOH), Family Life Association of Swaziland (FLAS) and other health NGOs provide reproductive health and rights (RHR) information and services.
General information on HIV/AIDS (Prevention and management)
Health NGOs work closely with National Emergency Council on HIV/AIDS the Ministry of Health to mount campaigns focusing on dissemination of general information on HIV/AIDS as well as prevention and management issues.