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  1. Aids activist Gao Yaojie hard at work in US

    Posted Sep 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HIV carriers and Aids patients, after learning about the 'plasma economy'. She found that illegal blood collection stations and shoddy transfusion practices in rural areas had ... and that the government was covering up the real number of those with HIV. There were four surveillance cameras in her flat in the Henan capital, and her phone was tapped and sometimes cut off. In 2007, after ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as they were in 1997. Rembert Meyer-Rochow, Pok Fu Lam Beating the stigma of HIV We strongly agree with Li Ka-wing ('Adverts can help Aids fight', October 11) that we all have a role to play in combating discrimination against people living with HIV. Staff and volunteers of the Hong Kong Aids Foundation have been organising HIV preventive education programmes and providing supportive ...

  3. Courageous voices should be encouraged

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the US is a sorry loss. Wan's decision follows the exile or jailing of other high-profile advocates working to improve conditions for HIV and Aids sufferers. Fellow campaigner Dr Gao Yaojie ... HIV-positive from tainted blood. Renowned surgeon Jiang Yanyong risked his career and reputation in 2003 over Sars. He saw the lies that the government was telling about the number of cases ...

  4. Despite pressures, activist perseveres

    Posted May 10th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... in 1992 when he launched the nation's first HIV/Aids counselling hotline, which officials closed the next year. Two years later, he founded the Aizhixing Institute, an independent NGO ... in Henan. More than 1 million people there sold blood to government-run clinics, which collected plasma during the 1990s. Due to improper procedures, at least 150,000 people became HIV positive. ...

  5. Street smarts

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Maggie Chen

    ... Penh, giving youths hygiene, drugs, sex and HIV education. Many of the youngsters they see live in areas with large numbers of gang members and drug addicts. Poor children, some of whom ... classes in HIV education, drug counselling and gang intervention while he was in prison. Word spread that he was a talented breakdancer- he developed his talent in California- and youngsters ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... activist Tian Xi. He was jailed after losing his temper with a hospital administrator at the hospital where he was infected with HIV during a blood transfusion in 1996. He was infected through ... certainly should not be criticised for campaigning for those who have contracted HIV through tainted blood supplies. Blood that is donated should be tested for HIV before being administered ...

  7. I had to leave, Aids activist says

    Posted May 10th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... is probably to give you pressure so you'll leave of your own accord,' he said. Wan's fellow Aids campaigner, Dr Gao Yaojie, the mainland's most high-profile HIV ... officials. Wan had accused provincial officials in Henan of covering up a blood-selling scandal in which at least 150,000 people became HIV-positive. 'If you criticise them and tell the truth ...

  8. The Aids crusader hits back

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... and went quickly in a few years, leaving millions dead. The HIV virus could remain dormant for a long time and eventually lead to more casualties.' She plans to write three books ... at a regional and local level and respect the human rights of those living with HIV in China.' But Gao takes a more sombre view. Fearful of being arrested, she left her home in Henan in May 2009 ...

  9. Animals in the service of human health

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Bryony Taylor

    ... transfusions and treatments for cancer or HIV, virtually every medical achievement in the past century has depended directly or indirectly on research on animals,' said a society spokesman. ...

  10. Bogus officer jailed for theft, cleared of rape

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li

    ... police officers for a medical examination because she was afraid of contracting HIV. She said Wong had not used a condom. Wong testified that he and the woman had met previously, socialised ...




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