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South Africa


WHO region
AFRO

HIV prevalence
High

Description
There is a policy allowing HIV self-testing. It is legal for private pharmacies and other retailers to sell products for HIV self-testing. One product for HIV self-testing has received national regulatory approval.

Policies explicitly allow HIVST
Yes

Policies under development
No

HIVST explicitly illegal
No

Legal situation
Authorized for use, sale and distribution

National policy

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