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  1. Most new maids forced to undergo HIV tests

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Most foreign domestic helpers are being required to have an HIV test after arriving in Hong Kong, even though the government's testing policy is voluntary, according ... testing, it adds. Elijah Fung, manager of the St John's Cathedral HIV Education Centre, who compiled the Hong Kong section of the report, said: 'The workers do not know what kind of tests ...

  2. Charity's circle of self-help opens more doors for HIV/Aids victims

    Posted Aug 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Heng Foundation, helping other children with HIV/Aids-afflicted parents. 'Others may think that I'm unfortunate. But I think that I'm lucky to be able to study and choose my own ... meaningful.' Selling blood was a common way in central China in the 1990s for poverty-stricken farmers to earn extra cash. Shared needles and the pooling of blood, however, led to widespread HIV ...

  3. HK doctors to set up medical centres for HIV-infected in Henan

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A group of Hong Kong doctors are to set up two health-care centres for people infected with HIV in Henan- the first project of its kind. About 20 doctors visited Shangcai county ... said Hong Kong doctors could help to train mainland health workers in HIV prevention and treatment. Dr Choi said many mainland doctors were reluctant to practise in rural areas and this had ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wrong to reveal HIV victim's name I am a general practitioner in London and was saddened to read the report about a surgeon who had jumped to his death in January and that a post mortem revealed that he had HIV ('140 patients of HIV doctor to be given tests, March 27). Although the risk of transmission from an HIV-infected health-care worker through any ...

  5. City Digest

    Posted Mar 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... results come back HIV-negative HIV tests on 36 of about 140 patients who were operated on by a doctor found to be HIV-positive after he committed suicide have come back negative. Hospital ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... They are so cheap- less than 100 yuan a time- and I thought it was a good deal Retiree Feng, 64, who began using prostitutes ignorant of the need to practise safe sex and recently tested HIV-positive ...

  7. Shy activist finally embraces the light

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with HIV for 12 years and was known only by his pen name 'Kenfil', decided to reveal his identity outside Sogo store on World Aids Day. Mr Cheung was 20 when he discovered he was HIV ... Cheung's free-hug campaign was one of many events to mark World Aids Day throughout the city. The Hong Kong Aids Foundation held three activities to promote awareness of HIV/Aids and encourage care ...

  8. Events

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce Meet The Banker Series: 'A business risk unnoticed: HIV/AIDS'. Speaker: Peter Sullivan, chief executive of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong). JW Marriott Hotel. Wednesday, April 18: American Chamber of Commerce: 'How social media affects your business'. Bank of America Tower. ...

  9. Wind of change

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... is on treating Sars, hepatitis C and HIV. The scarf ($2,300) is available at all Hermes boutiques in Hong Kong. For inquiries, call 2522 6229. ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... evacuation plan would still be feasible. Leung Ka-kit, Yau Tsim Mong Don't bicker; find a way to decrease HIV I refer to the letters by Kellia Wan ('Gays need workplace legislation', ... that the latest HIV figures in Hong Kong came out. The figures for January to March 2012 show another 52 men having sex with men have contracted HIV, the precursor to Aids. Apparently no heterosexual ...




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