Thursday, January 31, 2008

Mandatory HIV test before marriage in India

India is moving fast, and not only economically.

A committee set up by the Indian state of Maharashtra has provisionally approved the mandatory HIV testing of couples before marriage. If the decision is made into law, Maharashtra would be the first state in the country to have such a scheme. India has one of the highest numbers of people with HIV in the world.

Here is the full story.

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