SADTU acknowledges the seriousness of HIV and AIDS pandemic. The pandemic impact negatively on the socio-economic aspect of the country. SADTU also acknowledges the ignorance, prejudice, stigmatization and the ignorance that goes with the virus. Educators and staff members are not immune from these atrocities. SADTU has the moral obligation to destigmitize the pandemic. The state has made a call to all institutions, sectors, organizations and society to play an active role in the HIV and AIDS campaign. SADTU has heeded to the call and signed the pledge to take up the campaign against HIV and AIDS in the union and education institutions. This has made it imperative for SADTU to develop a guiding document or a policy on HIV and AIDS.
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