Task team lauds SA efforts in tackling HIV-Aids

  • The New Age - 29 October 2012

South Africa needs to strengthen efforts to address the vulnerability of women and girls to HIV infection.

These were the findings of the UN high level task force on women, girls and HIV for Eastern and Southern Africa.

The UN delegation concluded their week-long visit to the country on Saturday after a mid-term review of South Africa's commitment to the Accelerated Agenda for Women and Girls on HIV and Aids signed in 2010.

"The work done by the task force will help us identify gaps and challenges which will enable us to develop more effective intervention programmes," said Women, Children and People with Disabilities Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bopane-Zulu...read the full article

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