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Southern African Development Community: Model Laws to Combat HIV

(Dec. 2, 2007) The Southern Africa Development Community's (SADC) Parliamentary Forum Standing Committee has initiated the preparation of model laws to complement its member countries' existing measures to combat HIV/AIDS. SADC legislators, lawyers, and health sector representatives from the member states took part in a consultative meeting on the initiative on November 10, 2007. (SADC Preparing Modal Laws to Fight HIV/AIDS, THE GUARDIAN (Dar es Salaam), Nov. 14, 2007, Open Source Center No. AFP20071114554014.)