HIV/AIDS reduces the relevance of the principle of individual medical confidentiality among the Bantu people of Southern Africa.

@article{Ndebele2008HIVAIDSRT,
  title={HIV/AIDS reduces the relevance of the principle of individual medical confidentiality among the Bantu people of Southern Africa.},
  author={Paul Ndebele and Joseph-Matthew Mfutso-Bengo and Francis Masiye},
  journal={Theoretical medicine and bioethics},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={331-40}
}
The principle of individual medical confidentiality is one of the moral principles that Africa inherited unquestioningly from the West as part of Western medicine. The HIV/AIDS pandemic in Southern Africa has reduced the relevance of the principle of individual medical confidentiality. Individual medical confidentiality has especially presented challenges… CONTINUE READING