Home HIV tests no suicide risk

10 February 2016 - 02:19 By Katharine Child

The South African Pharmacy Council has relaxed the regulation prohibiting chemists from selling HIV home-testing kits for private use.So South Africans concerned about their HIV status can now go to their local pharmacy and buy a home HIV test.In the past, the only way to self test would be to purchase the kit online because the law did not cover websites.

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