Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Politics

 

Politics

 

Africa politics

Bad news South Africans, high number of young girls contracting HIV on a daily

The Basic Education Department has sent off a drive because of the earnest need to address the disturbing number of juvenile young ladies and young ladies contracting and biting the dust from HIV/Aids.


The Deputy Minister of Basic Education Dr Reginah Mhaule yesterday (Thurs) sent off the Education Plus Initiative in association with the UN and the South African National Aids Council (Sanac).


The division said the drive is a high-profile political support to speed up activities and ventures to forestall HIV diseases. The Education Plus Initiative is focused on the strengthening of juvenile young ladies and young ladies and the accomplishment of orientation equity in sub-Saharan Africa, with auxiliary training as the essential section point.

The drive answers the earnestness of successfully tending to the disturbing number of juvenile young ladies and young ladies contracting and passing on from HIV/Aids.


Delegate chief general for Educational Enrichment Services, Dr Granville Whittle, said the Education Plus Initiative is a better approach for co-ordinating and upholding for existing work, reaffirming the Department of Basic Education's (DBE) conviction with respect to the pith of care and backing for instructing and learning.

Steve Letsike, the co-administrator of Sanac, approached everybody to focus on young people's prosperity and advancement.


"Focus on teenagers' prosperity, and we can do that assuming we permit youngsters themselves to participate in this drive. They should unite to speed up to support their own issues also. We should connect every youngster and engage them, by putting them in the very front of our reaction and guarantee that we go past the wellbeing area," Letsike said.


UNaids country chief for South Africa Eva Kiwango said the drive answers the earnestness of actually tending to the disturbing number of adolescents and young ladies getting HIV and kicking the bucket from Aids-related diseases.


https://www.iol.co.za/the-star/news/more-girls-young-women-contracting-hivaids-4368ea23-15ed-4357-9dfc-06be94fd7094

Content created and supplied by: SheilahJacobs (via Opera News )

Basic Education Department Education Plus Initiative Granville Whittle HIV Reginah Mhaule

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments