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  1. letters

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... care by learning the facts I am writing in response to the letter 'Reaching out to the HIV positive' (Young Post, December 2). December 1 is World Aids Day. When I was young, I didn't know there was a day aimed at raising people's awareness of Aids and showing concern for those infected. Many of us are still prejudiced against HIV-positive people. And many people ...

  2. This week's question: What's your ideal summer job?

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as I don't know first aid and I'm too young. Justine Nicolas, 18 I've spent the last few summers teaching, which I really enjoy as I like spending time with kids. This year, I'm trying ...

  3. Right approach needed in battle against Aids

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are old scourges of mankind. As such they have special days on the United Nations calendar to focus attention on them. Yesterday was World Aids Day. What sets HIV/Aids apart is that it is a modern ... or unsafe blood transfusions; no poverty or ignorance; free condoms for the world's poor, and affordable retroviral drugs for the most impoverished nations; universal anti-HIV/Aids education; ...

  4. letters

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The effect of Aids on the mainland I am writing to express my opinion on the growing problem of Aids-affected children on the mainland. The problem is more serious than we imagine. According to surveys conducted by the government, 76,000 children have lost their parents due to Aids-related illnesses. It is estimated that the number will increase to 260,000 in 2010. Due ...

  5. Aids awareness film aims to overcome myths among urban migrant workers

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Zhang Xiaohu, an Aids patient from Henan province, said he had a moment of hesitation when approached by a film crew to portray an HIV-positive construction worker in a film ... now and more people like me should have come forward earlier,' said the 43-year-old father of four, one of the few people living with HIV/Aids who has gone public to fight the stigma ...

  6. 'Legal aid increases success rate'

    Posted Dec 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The success rate for asylum seekers with legal assistance is four times that of those without it, says a group providing free legal help to claimants. The Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre, established in June last year, is the only organisati ...

  7. 'I can now hear most sounds'

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was in her 20s, and lost her hearing in both ears. 'I have endured countless ear drum operations,' she said. 'Whenever I put on my old hearing aids, my infections would flare up again. ...

  8. Medi watch

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Jerome Watson

    ... by Jerome Watson jerome.d.watson@gmail.com Cancer drug treats MS Scientists have made a dramatic leap forward in the treatment of multiple sclerosis with the discovery of a drug that not only halts the neurological disease but can also reverse it. But it ...

  9. Aids fight being lost to prejudice and ignorance

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... David Eimer China's leaders were out in force on World Aids Day last week. President Hu Jintao visited a Beijing hospital, along with likely future premier Li Keqiang, to meet HIV-positive patients. Two days earlier, Premier Wen Jiabao was in Anhui, returning to some of the Aids-affected villages he had previously visited. There was blanket coverage of both trips ...

  10. Aids expert fears financial crisis to worsen mother-child infections

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The economic crisis could put babies at greater risk of contracting the Aids virus from their mothers. Private donations, the primary funding source for projects to stop mother-child HIV transmission in the mainland, might fall next year, Aids expert David Ho Dai-i, the creator of 'cocktail therapy' that combines several Aids-treatment drugs, said yesterday. ...




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