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HIV/AIDS

05 August 2011

Stop HIV tests in schools

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) must not conduct HIV-testing drives in schools, the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has instructed provincial education MECs.

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) must not conduct HIV-testing drives in schools, the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga has instructed provincial education MECs.

She said there were a number of legal issues incurred in the testing of minors, for example, where parents needed to give their consent.

 

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