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  1. Aids groups eye Community Care Fund for cash

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Groups fighting Aids are eyeing the new HK$10 billion Community Care Fund as a possible solution to their constant search for cash. They see it as a way of obtaining corporate money they have trouble attracting directly because of companies' fears that being associated with Aids could harm their image. The fund, announced by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ...

  2. Money woes hit group helping Aids orphans

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai A lack of funds may spell the end for a non-governmental organisation helping Aids orphans. The Beijing Care Youth Education Research Centre was founded last year and has so far helped about 100 children in the Aids-ravaged province of Henan. The organisation, set up by retired doctor Wang Chongrun, helps the children with their daily needs and tries to keep them ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mainlanders keen to volunteer abroad, says medical charity chief

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Volunteer spirit leaves strong impression on head of renowned medical aid group Interest in overseas aid work risingin mainland The interest in humanitarian work is huge on the mainland and the number of Chinese volunteers seeking to work abroad is bound to rise, says the president of a big international aid group. Dr Unni Karunakara, head ...

  4. Light at the end of the Aids tunnel

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Thirty years ago today we were digesting the first official report on the emergence of Aids, by the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. Little did we know then that this deadly ... and age barriers. The search for a vaccine and a cure has driven medical science ever since. Aids or related causes have killed about 30 million people and nearly 35 million are infected with HIV. ...

  5. HIV infection of HK gays on mainland doubles

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than the 396 recorded in 2009. Seventy-nine people developed Aids last year. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    Q&A with Kwame Dawes

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... expressed himself politically, but he was spiritual. He allowed for contradiction. How did you end up reporting on HIV/Aids in Jamaica for LiveHopeLove, your project with the US Pulitzer Centre? ... to present foreign news to a US audience, with a proposition and I said no: "One, I'm not a journalist, and two, I'm not an expert on HIV/Aids. Tell me: why would you come to me?" ...

  7. 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; ...

  8. Charity founder shows how full life can be for Aids-affected children

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chung To spoke to Anna Zhang Chung To, founder of the Hong Kong-based charity Chi Heng Foundation, has spent years helping youngsters from families affected by Aids in Henan province. ... impression when you first met Aids orphans in Henan? I went there seven or eight years ago. The parents of these children contracted Aids through illegal blood sales in the 1990s. ...

  9. HIV expert advocates free testing, treatment

    Posted Dec 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... A prominent HIV expert has called on mainland officials to provide funding to medical centres for the free testing and treatment of prostitutes, saying that this is an efficient way to prevent the spread of the disease. Wu Zunyou , director of the National Centre for Aids/STD Control and Prevention, said free medical services for prostitutes would not only save the lives of sex ...

  10. Detained Aids activists to protest over airport ordeal

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in New Delhi Several HIV-positive Aids activists who were detained for nearly a week by Mumbai airport authorities in a mosquito-infested quarantine lock-up have been released. The six activists, all Indian nationals who worked for non-governmental organisations, were incarcerated after returning home from an international Aids conference in Kampala, Uganda. ...




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