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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A measurement of success in helping the world's poor

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by BILL GATES

    ... Bill Gates Bill Gates says progress will continue if aid and the will to act do not flag A measurement of successin helping the world's poor The lives of the world's poorest ... for example, is becoming less dependent on aid, and eventually will not need it. Some countries, like Britain, Norway, Sweden, South Korea and Australia, are increasing their foreign-aid budgets; ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    How to help someone survive

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Professor Yu Cheuk-man, head of Prince of Wales Hospital's Division of Cardiology, says the first three minutes after the heart stops beating is the critical period. Most people who die of sudden death fail to get promp ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. News - China

    Beijing taxi passenger stabbed by HIV-infected needle left in cab

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Passenger living in fear after being stabbed by infected hypodermic needle left in cab Taxi trip lands manin HIV nightmare A Beijing taxi passenger must wait an agonising three months to find out whether he has HIV a ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hitting the high road in HIV fight with Aids Walk 2013

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... the wind and drizzle to take part in a charity walk on The Peak yesterday to raise funds for HIV and Aids sufferers. Around 300 people took part in Aids Walk 2013, some bringing their children or dogs, and many added some colour to the event by wearing decorated masks. The chief executive of the organiser, Society for Aids Care's Alice Chan Lai-hing, explained that the masks were ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Survival kits for miners

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer The 33 miners trapped underground in northern Chile will get survival kits developed for United States and British troops in Iraq. The kits will include tourniquets and bone injection guns. A tourniquet is a rope or bandage to stop bleeding t ...

  8. 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; ...

  9. 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?" ...

  10. Beijing targets halving of HIV cases

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Vaccine development to top agenda to 2010 The mainland has spelled out science and technology plans to combat the country's Aids pandemic in a key document that vows to cut ... of Science and Technology, the research and development of Aids vaccines and treatments will top the ministry's work agenda until 2010. Two years ago, the central government ordered ...




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