07 July 2012

7 Police officers infected with HIV

East Timor Legal News Source: Independente, June 29, 2012 language source: Tetun - Medical staff of the new clinics of the Timorese National Police (PNTL) have identified seven officials of PNTL members who are positively infected with HIV/AIDS.

The medical staff member who refused to give his name did not want to publish the patients' names, because of privacy reasons.

The Timorese National Police Commander Commissioner of Police Longuinhos Monteiro said that they would ask the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT) to transform their clinics to PNTL's clinics if there is a possibility.

See also

Number of people infected with HIV/AIDS increasing in Timor-Leste

HIV-AIDS and Homophobia in East Timor

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