Proposed Compulsory HIV Test in Ugandan Schools Raises Concerns

State Minister of Health, Sarah Opendi, says the policy is necessary to stop the spread of HIV and insists that no students will be tested without parental consent but some parent fear it might lead to stigmatization.

A Ugandan woman undergoing tests (file photo).

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