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POZ Magazine: Zimbabwe President Wants Compulsory HIV Testing

Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, wants compulsory HIV testing in his country, the Voice of America (VOA) reports. Mugabe told Chinese state television that health professionals would only conduct compulsory HIV testing to identify those in need of treatment. He acknowledged a lack of international agreement on compulsory HIV testing because of human rights concerns would have to be addressed before he could ask the Zimbabwean government to allow it.

To read the VOA article, click here.

Source:  http://www.poz.com/articles/zimbabwe_mugabe_testing_1_19170.shtml

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