A two-day joint meeting of SADC Ministers
of Health and Ministers responsible for HIV and AIDS was officially opened
in Mbabane, Kingdom of Swaziland on Thursday, 12 November 2009 by the Right
Honourable Sibusiso Dlamini, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Swaziland.
In his address, the Prime Minister urged
SADC Member States to implement SADC policy documents on HIV and AIDS,
TB and Malaria.
The meeting, which will culminate in
the commemoration of Malaria Week starting on Friday 13 November 2009,
follows on the heels of a similar meeting held in Durban, South Africa