The National Youth Policy draft cites HIV/AIDS as “a major health concern among youth”. A Statistics SA survey also found HIV to be the second highest killer of young people despite our country having one of the most extensive treatment programs in the world. In the last of our “Things we hope SONA addresses” series, we ask why HIV is still so prevalent among the youth. Check it out:
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