Bonela Commends Gov't On Inclusive Art

FRANCISTOWN: The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) has commended government’s move to provide antiretroviral (ARV) treatment to non-citizens.

The Government of Botswana recently took a decision to start offering free ARV therapy to non-citizens. An estimated 30,000 foreigners living in Botswana are HIV positive.

Even though BONELA applauds the government’s move to give ARVs to foreigners, the association’s legal and advocacy officer, Tebogo Gareitsanye told The Monitor that there is, however, a need to develop guidelines that will facilitate implementation of the policy decision.

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