Deputy Minister Enver Surty leads education delegation to 8th SA AIDS Conference in Durban, 14 Jun

Department of Basic Education to make input at the 8th SA Aids Conference in Durban

Basic Education Deputy Minister Mr Enver Surty will lead an education delegation attending the 8th SA AIDS Conference 2017 at the Durban International Convention Centre.

The Department of Basic Education will host two satellite sessions on Wednesday 14 June at the Conference. The department will use the opportunity to engage stakeholders on the launch of the Survey on the Health of Educators in Public Schools conducted in 2016.

Furthermore the sessions provide an opportunity to articulate on the education sectors' various responses to the department's HIV and TB Policy and implications for sexual and reproductive health (SRH) education and services.

Deputy Minister Surty will be joined by Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor along with key national and international stakeholders including researchers, academic institutions, NGO's and government officials operating within the education and health sectors.

Source: Government of South Africa