China: Henan Province Students to Face HIV/AIDS Test Before Entering College
June 6, 2014
This article was reported by CCTV.com.
CCTV.com reported that according to local education authorities, students at all universities and post-secondary technical schools in central China's Henan province will have to undergo HIV testing during their entrance medical examinations. Health Bureau officials said the screening is a part of prevention and control efforts since health workers recently have diagnosed a growing number of college students with HIV. Officials intend the screening process to help those diagnosed understand the disease and treat the virus at an early stage.
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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