Army, Police Against Recruitment of HIV-Positive Malawians
Malawi Defence Force recruits should be forced to undergo an HIV test before they go for training, some senior army officers have said, arguing that the army training is "too rigorous for an HIV-positive person to withstand". Although the law prohibits testing before recruitment, the country's police has also made similar remarks.
Nyasa Times, 3 September 2018
Malawi Defence Force (MDF) has said they will require people recruited for military training to undergo mandatory HIV testing contrary to the HIV and Aids (Prevention and… Read more »
Malawi military (file photo).