Remarks by Ambassador Rebecca Gonzales at the CRS/4CHILDREN “Celebrating Our Journey” Event, Manthabiseng Convention Centre, Maseru

Bo ‘M’e le Bo ‘Ntate Good morning and welcome to all of you. Before I begin, please allow me to pay my respects to: His Majesty the King The Right Honorable the Prime Minister Honorable President of the Senate Honorable Speaker of the National Assembly Her Ladyship the Chief Justice Honorable Members of His Majesty’s ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Rebecca E. Gonzales on World AIDS Day 2018: December 14, 2018 at Manthabiseng Convention Center

Good morning. Please allow me to begin today by first paying my respects to: His Majesty King Letsie III The Right Honorable the Prime Minister The President of the Senate The Speaker of the National Assembly Her Ladyship the Chief Justice Honorable Members of his Majesty’s Cabinet, particularly the Minister of Health, Their Excellencies Heads ...
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Ambassador Harrington inaugurates New LNC Headquarters

At as ceremony held in Maseru, Thursday, September 14, Ambassador Matthew Harrington together with the Seputy Minister of Health ‘Manthabiseng Phohleli officially opened the new Lesotho Nursing Council Headquarters in Maseru, where they also launched the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision/Early Infant Medical Circumcision (VMMC/EIMC) task-sharing for nurses and midwives. In an effort to strengthen the ...
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National Survey Shows Lesotho’s Remarkable Progress toward HIV Epidemic Control

On Thursday, September 21, the Right Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Motsoahae Thomas Thabane will announce the results of the Lesotho Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (LePHIA) survey at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in New York.  LePHIA was conducted from November 2016 to May 2017 in order to measure the reach and impact ...
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New Molecular Diagnostic Lab Launched in Hlotse

U.S. Ambassador Matthew Harrington and the Minister of Health Mr. Kaya Nyapane officially launched the $180,000 refurbished Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory at Motebang Hospital in Leribe, September 12, 2017. This lab will help provide viral load monitoring for people on antiretroviral treatment (ART) and early diagnosis of infants exposed to HIV. This will contribute to the ...
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$140,000 Awarded to Basotho Organizations To Fight HIV/AIDS

Ambassador Matthew Harrington awarded ten local organizations with grants totaling $140,000 to fight HIV/AIDS at an event in Maseru, August 15, 2017. These small grants are funded through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and support community-initiated projects that aim to strengthen health service delivery in communities throughout Lesotho affected by HIV/AIDS. Groups use these funds for income-generation projects and community-based HIV/AIDS health ...
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Ambassador Harrington Inaugurates New Primary School Classrooms in Thaba-Tseka

Ambassador Matthew T. Harrington inaugurated a block of two classrooms at Ranthoto Primary School in Thaba-Tseka District on June 5, 2017. The classrooms were constructed with a grant of $8,318 (approximately M115,500) from  the U.S. Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund and will provide additional instructional space for approximately 200 students. At the inauguration, Ambassador Harrington said, “The substantial U.S. support ...
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U.S. Hands Over State-of-the-Art TB Clinic at Army Facility

United States Ambassador Matthew T. Harrington officially handed over at Makoanyane Barracks a newly-constructed health clinic dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB). This $1.4 million state-of-the-art facility will help the Lesotho Defense Force provide high quality TB services to uniformed personnel and their families as an element of the longstanding support given by the ...
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U.S. Supports Lesotho HIV Impact Survey

In a ceremony held at the Pitso ground in Maseru, U.S. Ambassador Matthew Harrington joined Her Majesty Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso and the Minister of Health Dr. ‘Molotsi Monyamane to launch the Lesotho Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (LePHIA) Survey. This survey will measure the reach and impact of the country’s HIV prevention, care and treatment ...
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