22 U.S. Code § 6812 - African crisis response initiative and HIV/AIDS training

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(a) Findings
Congress finds that—
(1) the spread of HIV/AIDS constitutes a threat to security in Africa;
(2) civil unrest and war may contribute to the spread of the disease to different parts of the continent;
(3) the percentage of soldiers in African militaries who are infected with HIV/AIDS is unknown, but estimates range in some countries as high as 40 percent; and
(4) it is in the interests of the United States to assist the countries of Africa in combating the spread of HIV/AIDS.
(b) Education on the prevention of the spread of AIDS
In undertaking education and training programs for military establishments in African countries, the United States shall ensure that classroom training under the African Crisis Response Initiative includes military-based education on the prevention of the spread of AIDS.

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(Pub. L. 106–264, title I, § 114,Aug. 19, 2000, 114 Stat. 754.)

 

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