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HIV/AIDS

27 February 2001

Bleak Aids message for SA schools

An estimated 300 000 pupils in South African schools are likely to die of HIV/Aids in the next ten years if drastic measures are not taken to prevent them from becoming HIV/Aids-infected.

An estimated 300 000 pupils in South African schools are likely to die of HIV/Aids in the next ten years if drastic measures are not taken to prevent them from becoming HIV/Aids-infected.

Padayachee shocked teachers by asking why they found it necessary to continue teaching the children, as all of them were going to die if without proper sex education. He announced that sex education would be instituted at all primary and high schools in Mpumalanga before the end of June this year.

 

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