Legal problems of HIV and AIDS 410

Module code RHV 410
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Law
Module content

*For LLB
An introduction to the medical and social aspects of the disease, and aspects of the legal position of people with HIV/Aids; seminar assignments (mini-dissertations) about problems of a moral and legal nature, such as the criminalisation of HIV infection as a separate statutory offence, implications of the right to health care, notification of HIV/Aids and the limits of privacy, as well as aspects arising from medical experimentation and the development of a vaccine.

Module credits 10.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English are used in one class
Department Public Law
Period of presentation Semester 2

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