The National Aids Council (NAC) says the use of morning after pills by female students in most tertiary institutions was an indicator that they fear getting pregnant more than aqcuiring HIV. 

NAC provincial manager for Masvingo province, Edgar Muzulu told journalists last week that the increase on the use of morning after pills at teriary institutions was conformation that students were engaging in uprotected sex. 

"Female students seem to be more afraid of getting pregant than getting HIV, they prevent pregnancies by buying morning after pills but they are not worried of going for HIV tests,"he said.

He said they were in the process of checking on statistics of morning after pills uptake in the province.