Founded in 1998, SWHP is one of the leading Worker Health Programmes in South Africa, providing quality HIV and TB related services to blue collar workers in KwaZulu Natal, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State, and Gauteng. Originally providing services to workers in the clothing and textile sectors, SWHP now offers services to all Congress of South African Trade Union affiliates, with a combined membership of over 1.8 million.
Since 2010, SWHP has received funding from the USAID Tuberculosis (TB) Project South Africa through its small grants program to roll-out a TB workplace prevention and program in the above mentioned provinces. To date, through SWHP’s 58,577 workers have received TB education and awareness training at factories. TB trainers provide TB awareness and training during workers’ lunch and tea breaks.
|Location||South Africa, Southern Africa|
|Value||USD 200 Thousand|