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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Band heads back to studio to record message of balance- all work and no funk is unhealthy

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Annemarie Evans, Vivian Chen

    ... and time and have fun.' On Friday night, Mr joined university bands at City University for a concert in aid of the Chi Heng Foundation, which helps young mainlanders affected by Aids ...

  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. Letters

    Posted May 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... help. The Hong Kong Advisory Council on Aids wants the government to continue promoting condom use and hopes to raise the level to more than 80 per cent in the next five years among homosexuals. ...

  6. No buildings are sacred for this government

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the best in the world? MARKUS SHAW, Central HIV/Aids vigilance vital The letter by Chung To, head of the Chi Heng Foundation, about Aids orphans in central provinces and his urging that the public be vigilant to prevent HIV spreading, should act as a strong signal both to the mainland and Hong Kong governments. Fear of the virus is no excuse to cover up HIV/Aids or be slack about prevention. ...

  7. A silent killer remains at large

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Consider this: viral hepatitis affects an estimated 500 million people around the world- more than 10 times the number affected by HIV/Aids- claiming ... The hepatitis B virus was first discovered in 1965, almost a whole generation before the first reported cases of Aids in 1981. Yet, hepatitis still lacks the same level of awareness, advocacy ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - VACCINES PNEUMONIA

    Vaccine aids fight against pneumonia

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Now adults can breathe a little easier The fight against pneumonia has received a boost with the first pneumococcal vaccine for adults approved by the World Health Organisation. This is significant because, along with childr ...

  9. Book prize eases pain for Aids doctor

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Thomas Chan and Ng Tze-wei An 85-year-old activist whose banned book about the mainland Aids epidemic has just won the Hong Kong Book Prize says the award will help ensure that 'the painful and angry voices of millions of those affected by Aids on the mainland are not buried and silenced'. Gao Yaojie said the book, China's Aids Plague: 10,000 Letters, which has been ...

  10. Stigma of Aids still a problem

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with HIV/Aids discrimination. Sadly they appear to be right. The day she suffered the burns, Yubei People's Hospital in Shaoguan presented her husband with a potential medical bill for 500,000 yuan ... efforts to combat HIV/Aids. The key to turning words into action and getting value for money is to combat discrimination against HIV/Aids victims across the board, from the health and law ...




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