Azerbaijan bans for mentally ill, drug addicts and persons with sexual orientation to teach


February 22, Fineko/abc.az. Cabinet Ministers’ Decision #57 has approved a list of diseases, with which the teacher is prohibited to carry out educational activities.

The list includes 34 diseases and mental disorders.

The list consists of mental disorders from alcohol, cocaine, opioids, as well as schizophrenia, bacteriologically and histologically confirmed tuberculosis of the respiratory organs, violation of sexual orientation, stuttering (excluding special educational institutions), pathological propensity to gambling, pyromania, kleptomania, dementia during Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia and other mental disorders and diseases.