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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. Sherlock Holmes sees brisk business in due diligence

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... visit podcasting.scmp.com. EARLY LESSONS ON HIV Standard Chartered Bank has persistently encouraged staff to learn about HIV and the risk of Aids, and now the bank is campaigning among ... the bank's 30,000 employees around the globe. Of the children taking part on Saturday, 83 per cent said they felt comfortable talking about HIV and Aids as a health and social issue. HSBC NOW A GREEN ...

  3. China top spender in fight against Aids

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com The amount China spent on fighting HIV/Aids quadrupled to US$530 million last year from US$124 million in 2007, making the nation an important player ... to the drugs. The report was released ahead of the 19th International Aids Conference in Washington next week. It said annual new infections had dropped by 20 per cent over the past decade, to 2.5 ...

  4. Aids test law a step in wrong direction

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong health authorities do not compel people to identify themselves when voluntarily arranging an HIV test, an approach widely endorsed by HIV/Aids experts as crucial to tackling ... to the virus. Testing is essential to early diagnosis and treatment to prevent progression to full-blown Aids, and to control and prevention of the disease. It is disturbing, therefore, to learn ...

  5. Aids patients protest near ministry

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com More than a dozen Aids patients and their families petitioned near the Ministry of Finance compound in Beijing yesterday, ahead of today's World Aids Day, calling for the long-overdue implementation of central government funding intended to help children affected by HIV/Aids. The petitioners had planned to unfurl a giant triangle-shaped ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Gay community deserves better than a judgmental attitude

    Posted Jan 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as the singular deliverers of HIV/Aids. Using the refusal of Citybus 'to allow one of its buses to be hired for a gay parade' as a platform to launch his ill-informed assault is laughable. Does ... of various HIV/Aids projects in China and a close adviser to the Advisory Council on Aids. Mr Cheung should read the Legislative Council's 'Panel on Health Services Prevention and Control ...

  8. Heartache of the Aids whistle-blower forced to live in exile

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... a river. But when she wakes up, she is separated from her Henan home by an ocean and the central government's suppression of her campaign to speak up for mainland Aids patients. Gao, the mainland's most high-profile HIV/Aids whistle-blower, said she was forced into exile in August in order to carry on documenting the plight of mainland Aids patients and the scandal of disease ...

  9. Drug talks offer Aids patients hope

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Beijing is considering using international donations to provide free second-line drugs for Aids patients who have developed drug resistance, according to a leading official in the government's campaign to fight Aids. Hao Yang, vice-director of the Ministry of Health's Disease Control Department, said the plan would be feasible only if international ...

  10. GDP target unlikely to be met, warns UN economist

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Allen T. Cheng in Beijing Spread of HIV/Aids, environmental damage and social inequality are major barriers to progress Mainland leaders aim to quadruple the nation's gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020, but a UN economist warns that the goal will not be achievable unless the leadership overcomes three challenges. They are: stopping the rapid spread of HIV/Aids, cutting down ...




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