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  1. HIV-positive couple allowed to marry

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An eight-year ban is lifted, but experts warn that widespread discrimination still persists across the country An HIV-positive couple in Sichuan got married at the weekend, signalling ... and relatives to celebrate the wedding in Gongmin. 'There are several HIV-positive guests here,' one villager at the wedding said. 'But look, we all eat together and no one feels ...

  2. Family man defies tradition and parents to stay with his HIV-positive wife

    Posted Feb 15th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... But Mr Zhang has defied his parents, who stress the traditional Chinese family value of maintaining the lineage, by refusing to divorce his HIV-positive wife. His wife was diagnosed in 2003 ... HIV-positive daughters meant he would be unable to fulfil his family duty to maintain the lineage. 'My wife repeatedly asked me to divorce her so that I can marry someone else and have a healthy ...

  3. High-risk HIV threat for gays in Shenzhen

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... time they have sex, a survey by city health officials has found. The survey, conducted by the municipal Disease Prevention and Control Centre, highlights the high risk of contracting HIV within ... proved to be very efficient.' As part of an education campaign to fight the spread of HIV, which can lead to Aids, posters have been put up in various venues to promote the use of condoms. ...

  4. Fathers plead for HIV sons' release

    Posted Aug 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... they claimed were harassment by the authorities to silence them. The activists, who are HIV-positive, are from Shuangmiao village, one of Henan's 'Aids villages', where many people contracted HIV through illegal blood sales in the 1990s. 'I am left to take care of my grandchildren, one 15 and one 12. My elder son died of Aids two years ago. My wife and I have Aids and my ...

  5. Three HIV-positive villagers freed on 'medical parole', fate of fourth unknown

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Activists held after leading protests against closure of school for Aids orphans Three of the four HIV-positive villagers detained for almost a month in a holding centre in Henan province were released yesterday, but the fate of the fourth remains unknown. The Zhecheng county government did not give any reason for the release of the activists, but told villagers ...

  6. Taboo of Aids in India is producing some unlikely unions

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... on his own in Mumbai after his wife died of Aids two years ago. He too is HIV-positive. Until recently, most Indians in his position were resigned to spending the rest of their life alone. Marriage seemed an impossible dream to most of India's 5.2 million HIV-positive citizens as they went about their lives with a death sentence hanging over them. Gradually, however, they began ...

  7. Joy of parents-to-be turns to tragedy

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hospital and had his worst fears confirmed with a HIV test. The doctor who carried out the test said he was '98 per cent sure' that Mr Liu was HIV-positive, but sent a blood sample ... in despair, convinced he had also infected his pregnant wife and their unborn child with the disease. The next day the couple decided to abort the baby, a boy. Ms Yang underwent an HIV test before ...

  8. Tragic consequence of India's Aids phobia

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... stomach pains, fever and an eye infection did not respond to medical treatment, Rao was overcome by the fear that he was suffering from Aids. A test at a medical centre ruled out HIV ... for attempting to kill himself, which is a crime in India. Samarjit Jana, of the All India Institute of Public Health and Hygiene, said HIV/Aids remained a source of terrifying irrational fear in India. ...


    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lakers, and, with his wife Cookie alongside him, announces he is retiring at 32 because he has tested HIV positive, the nation is stunned. Johnson's shocking disclosure prompts an immediate, and massive, outpouring of emotion from friends, fans and journalists alike. The HIV bombshell comes as a result of routine tests and Johnson emphasises that he does not have Aids, only the virus ...

  10. Father of private Aids orphanages dies in Beijing

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for children who had lost their parents to Aids. He adopted 53 children- aged five to 14- who, like his own two children, addressed Zhu and his wife, who is not HIV-positive, as father and mother. ... that it was illegal and it was inappropriate for an HIV-carrier to run such a facility. They then transferred most of the children to the government-run Sunshine Home orphanage. The one million yuan donation ...




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