HIV training for pastors

MORE than 20 church leaders are being trained on how they could help their congregants prevent HIV infection.

MORE than 20 church leaders are being trained on how they could help their congregants prevent HIV infection.

The pilot workshop, spearheaded by the Health Economics and HIV-Aids Research Division, is being held at the Salt Rock Hotel on Durban's North coast.

Programme leader Jonathan Gunthorp said the plan was to teach priests and pastors about issues that included counselling a person who tests HIV negative and assisting them to remain negative. - Corrinne Louw

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