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  1. World Aids Day

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff writer What? Today is World Aids Day. It is a chance for people around the world to join together in the fight against HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. The virus destroys cells ... is World Aids Day important? It is a chance for people to learn the truth about HIV/Aids; for example, the fact that you can't catch it by sitting next to someone with the condition ...

  2. Basketball stars unite in video to fight public prejudice on HIV

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn A short film featuring basketball superstars Yao Ming and Earvin 'Magic' Johnson will be shown today in an appeal for public acceptance of HIV/Aids sufferers. Yao, the 2.28-metre Houston Rockets centre, will ask viewers to show compassion for people infected with HIV. Former Los Angeles Lakers star Johnson, who has HIV, will explain that the virus ...

  3. Xi Jinping's wife joins TB-HIV fight

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in saving lives from TB and HIV/Aids, and that my involvement will benefit those who are most at risk.' Peng, 48, became a household name for her song On the Field of Hope in the 1980s. ... million new TB cases worldwide. Of those new cases, an estimated 1.1 million were among people living with HIV. TB also caused 1.7 million deaths that year, including 380,000 among HIV ...

  4. Aids day raises global concern

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today is World Aids Day, which hopes to raise international awareness of the deadly disease. About 40 million people are living with HIV/Aids worldwide, 2.5 million of whom are children. HIV/Aids is not like a cold or flu. You cannot get Aids by hugging or holding hands with someone who has HIV. The HIV virus can be passed through sexual contact, blood transfusions and from mother ...

  5. Reaching out to the HIV positive

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland is thought to have about 700,000 HIV-positive people. Many of them are poor and have the disease because they lacked education about prevention. Now they have it, they cannot afford treatment. Many years ago, if you were HIV positive, it was a death sentence. Today, there are treatments that allow HIV-positive people to live rich, longer lives. But in order ...

  6. Awareness of HIV/Aids will help save lives

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How would you feel if you, or someone you love, became infected with HIV/Aids? I recently read about a volunteer from the Aids Control Society who took part in an Aids awareness programme in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh. In 2003, 5.1 million children and adults in India were living with HIV/Aids. The number of Aids victims in China is increasing too. We should run similar Aids ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Positive Lives

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Positive Lives A photography exhibition about people living with HIV/Aids. The exhibition has been touring worldwide for the past 10 years. Galleries 4 and 5, Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2560 8528. Ends May 24 ...

  9. Aids film hits shops 4 years after release

    Posted May 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin An award-winning HIV/Aids documentary denied a public screening for four years has finally made its way into mainland DVD shops. Independent documentary director Chen Weijun, ... for society to accept HIV/Aids. Having a change is better than none. As long as people see the issue positively, it will change the lives of many HIV/Aids carriers,' he said. There are a reported ...

  10. Channel hop

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... comeback. On December 1, red ribbon pins will adorn many lapels around the world as a symbol of solidarity with communities affected by HIV and Aids. This year marks the 20th World Aids Day, first ... of HIV (BBC World News; premieres next Sunday at 4.30am, repeated at 7.30pm on December 1) offers an intimate view into the lives of those coping with HIV. In Johannesburg, aspiring singer ...




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