25 Jul 2017

New HIV policy for schools does not go far enough

New HIV policy for schools does not go far enough * Spotlight

By Kirsten Whitfield, SECTION27 The DBE’s new National Policy on HIV, STIs and TB in the basic education sector allows learners access to condoms and contraceptives, a development that has been lauded widely since its launch at the 8th SA AIDS Conference which took place in Durban from 13 to 15 June.