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  1. HIV treatment under scrutiny

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Hong Kong's policy on HIV treatment may be reviewed, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Yeoh Eng-kiong said. Dr Yeoh's comments came after the South China ... identity cards. Asked if the higher fees would be dropped, Dr Yeoh said he had asked Director of Health Lam Ping-yan to consider 'whether the policy and programmes on HIV prevention, control ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on a campaign against HIV/Aids, among events marking World Aids Day tomorrow. Appearing via satellite, Bush will also take part in a panel discussion with President Barack Obama and former president ... proclamation on HIV/Aids policy. According to UNAids, 25 million have died from HIV/Aids between 1981 and 2007, and more than 33 million have been living with the disease since 2007, including ...

  3. Bush under pressure to offer Africa more than just promises

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... live at the mercy of terrorists.' Mr Bush will visit five countries in five days, concentrating on HIV/Aids and trade. He arrives in Senegal on Tuesday, and will spend two nights in South ... That effort had included a doubling of development aid and the signing on May 27 of a US$15 billion HIV/Aids treatment and prevention plan for 12 African and two Caribbean countries. Introducing more ...

  4. US report calls for legal reforms

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... workers' rights laws going unenforced, frequent discrimination against migrant workers, religious repression, and poor efforts to manage, control and educate the public about HIV/Aids. The commission makes a number of recommendations, including urging the US president and Congress to increase diplomatic efforts to improve human rights, reduce prison labour, encourage HIV ...

  5. Behind the red badge of good intentions

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... but your delusions were not dishonourable. Much in the way that we now accept gay and HIV-positive people, we should encourage the old commies among us to come out of the woods. There should ...

  6. A good week for...

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... victory in Sao Paulo, she said she wanted to help Angola further escape a history of war and impoverishment, and plans to focus on combating HIV around the globe. 'I think now, as Miss ...

  7. Beijing's action plan lacks detail on enforcing people's political and civil rights, experts say

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... we're going to know XYZ are accomplished.' Wan Yanhai, director of Beijing Aizhixing Institute, an NGO advocating rights for people living with HIV/Aids, said the action plan ... rights'. He doubted whether it would benefit the vulnerable groups his NGO is helping. 'I don't see how they're going to provide adequate education to kids orphaned by HIV ...

  8. Progressive young mufti stirs the wrath of elders

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur The centre of attention at an HIV/Aids forum in Malaysia last month was not disease experts or health officials but a rotund, bespectacled Muslim cleric Asri Zainul Abidin. 'He was quiet, he listened hard and took copious notes,' HIV/Aids volunteer Sharon Tan said. 'We were promoting distributing condoms and the fact that he ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Robbie Williams, Foo Fighters and Muse. Mercury had been living with HIV for several years and died at the age of 45 of Aids-related pneumonia. Abbas and Hamas in bid to revive reconciliation ...

  10. Limited edition

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the Clinton Foundation, whose current initiatives include HIV/Aids, health and poverty and climate change. Audemars Piguet's chief executive Georges-Henri Meylan said: 'Audemars Piguet ...




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