Lesotho queen makes time for attending forum for menstrual health

Lesotho queen makes time for attending forum for menstrual health

Her Majesty, ‘Masenate Mohato Seeso, the queen of Lesotho, attended the Menstrual Health and Hygiene Forum and welcomed its convening. She identified the obstacles and challenges that girls and women in Lesotho face regarding menstruation and called for a unified approach to be taken by all stakeholders of the forum so that more ground can…

Kingdom of Lesotho in line to receive $22 million for strengthening health care system in wake of COVID-19

Kingdom of Lesotho in line to receive $22 million for strengthening health care system in wake of COVID-19

The World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA)* fund has authorised a US$22 million loan to support the Kingdom of Lesotho’s objective of enhancing the usage and quality of services for nutrition and strengthening the health system during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Power of Nutrition will also provide a co-financing award of $4.4 million to the initiative….

Health Ministry of Lesotho on Monkeypox alert

Health Ministry of Lesotho on Monkeypox alert

The Health Ministry of Lesotho said the country is on alert for the current Monkey Pox epidemic. According to a ministry statement, the National Risk Reaction Team (NRRT) will undertake a risk assessment and build a contingency plan, which will be conveyed to District Health management Officials for their readiness and response. The health ministry has obtained…

Corruption in Miss-management in Health

Corruption in Miss-management in Health

Nyane Letsie, the general director of health care services at the Ministry of Health, has been accused of mismanagement and corruption once again. Dr. Letsie has been criticized by certain health workers of failing to carry out the ministry’s responsibility of delivering high-quality health care to the population. Some ministry employees, speaking on the condition…

Pathogen genomic monitoring launch in Lesotho

Pathogen genomic monitoring launch in Lesotho

Four specialists from WHO-AFRO, the South African National Informatics Centre, and the National Academy for Infectious Diseases (NICD South Africa) have arrived in Lesotho on a mission to examine the country’s readiness to begin pathogen genomic monitoring, commencing with SARS-CoV 2. This mission follows a previous mission to undertake a countrywide contextual analysis in December…

Regular testing to end COVID pandemic

Regular testing to end COVID pandemic

To prevent extensive outbreaks, asymptomatic testing at community-based facilities is included. As anti-virus limitations are loosened, regular testing for COVID-19, flu, and RSV is critical for staying safe. Because of Seegene’s 20 years of experience, PCR tests will be reasonably priced. “We pledge our full support to countries that join Seegene’s fight to ensure a…