PSI ESwatini promotes products, services and healthy behaviors that enable Swati people to lead healthier and more productive lives. We put the power to know one’s own HIV status directly in the hands of our clients and link them to HIV prevention and treatment services.   

Our Presence in

PSI Eswatini

Established in 2005, PSI Eswatini is fully committed to measurable health impact. PSI works in cooperation with the local government and partners with both the public and private sectors to deliver high-quality health programs, reaching all populations in need. PSI Eswatini has been serving priority populations in Eswatini with comprehensive, evidence-based public health interventions, including HIV prevention and reproductive health programs, for over a decade. Using highly efficient private sector techniques, PSI Eswatini promotes products, services and healthy behaviors that enable Swazis to lead healthier and more productive lives. PSI Eswatini’s branded products and services include New Start, which provides HIV testing and treatment; Litsemba Letfu, which provides health services specifically for men; and Got it, Get It, which provides condom promotion for young people.

How we

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In 2018, PSI added 778,429 years of healthy life with its products and services, which include:


HIV tests provided


condoms distributed


clients screened for non-communicable diseases

Practice Area
We Focus On

PSI Eswatini provides integrated HIV testing services and links to treatment at the community level to reduce stigma in support of the national Ministry of Health. Clients are encouraged to make the best choices for their health through programs that aim to prevent HIV infections in Eswatini and contribute to UNAIDS’ 95-95-95 strategy to eliminate AIDS by 2030. These programs include HIV self-testing, Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC), distribution of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and promotion of condom use.

PSI Eswatini is currently developing and implementing a first-of-its-kind program to prevent NCDs in Eswatini in support of the Swati Ministry of Health’s (MOH) national NCD program, which has limited fiscal and human resources. The interventions that the program develops are integrated into PEPFAR- funded HIV services and address the pervasive need to improve the quality of diabetes and hypertension screening and treatment services in public health care clinics across the country.

Featured Projects

Support for International Family Planning Organizations (SIFPO2)

Donor: USAID

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Linkage to Treatment to Optimize Response for Epidemic Control (SCORE)

Donor: US Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

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Integrating diabetes and HIV services in Eswatini

Donor: World Diabetes Foundation

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HIV Self-Testing Africa (STAR) Initiative

Donor: Unitaid

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Dr. Endale Tilahun

Dr. Endale Tilahun

Country Representative PSI Eswatini


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