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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Li Keqiang wants tax breaks for NGOs specialising in Aids/HIV work

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... The next premier takes the lead to promote reform, stressing the importance of NGOs in the battle to prevent the disease from spreading Premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang has asked the Ministry of Finance to arrange a pilot programme that would give tax breaks to NGOs specialising in HIV/Aids prevention, as part of the government's attempt to reach out to grass-roots groups to help ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Li Keqiang's meeting with NGOs injects new life into HIV/Aids fight

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Li Keqiang's ground-breaking meeting with specialist NGOs signals a new stance by leaders in efforts to stem the spread of the disease In the week leading up to yesterday's World ... against people living with HIV/Aids. He also promised a basket of initiatives including possible tax breaks and the procurement of services from NGOs. Murong Feng , from the Hebei Light of Love ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Li Keqiang reaches out to help Aids victims

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The participation of NGOs specialising in the field is indispensable, especially in education and assistance with the management of HIV infections to prevent the onset of Aids. Li's efforts this week are in the tradition of top leaders reaching out to Aids victims at this time. But he has gone further, asking the Finance Ministry to organise a pilot programme of tax breaks for NGOs working in HIV/Aids ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang meets Aids activists

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang held an unusual meeting with Aids activists from across the nation, the latest indication that the new leadership aims to project a more proactive and inclusive image. Tianjin Aids activist Li Hu told the South China Morning Post that the executive vice-premier met representatives from 12 NGOs at the Ministry of Health on Monday afternoon, along ...

  5. Majority of newly infected on mainland heterosexual

    Posted Jun 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to mobilise NGOs working with the gay community, despite its progress elsewhere in containing a virus which, according to the official estimate, has infected 740,000 people. Unofficial estimates ... from illicit blood sales in the 1990s. The government alsoneeded to rethink its policies towards NGOs, he said. Organisations such as Wang's were better than government services ...

  6. Aids activists push for advisory role

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez NGOs renew fight for representation as chiefs of two councils about to step down Aids-prevention agencies are to step up their fight for representation on two powerful ... policies related to Aids and HIV. The Hong Kong Coalition of Aids Service Organisations recently petitioned the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau to include representatives from NGOs engaged in Aids ...

  7. 'Real-name' HIV/Aids tests a huge risk, say medics

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... But rights campaigners from grass-roots non-government organisations (NGOs) greeted Wang's remarks with scepticism, saying they fear a public health catastrophe if such a requirement is put ... seeking tests at present do not need to sign up with their real names for first-time testing and that his office was among several grass-roots NGOs in Guangzhou enlisted by government test centres ...

  8. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Quest for hermitage spawns educational scheme in Yunnan

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... reliant on my own savings from previous work in international environment NGOs and as a lawyer. The programme won some rewards for charity programmes last year, and got some small start-up ...

  9. Small steps on the road to averting a catastrophe

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Alonzo Emery

    ... and other NGOs have drawn to the spread of HIV/Aids is starting to pay off. Recently, significant shifts in government attitudes have given Aids activists hope that China can avoid what the United ... at the nearby hospitals lack the training and lab equipment to monitor patients and fine-tune treatment. Dr Wan believed that NGOs could help maximise treatment through 'greater education ...

  10. New health minister must have 'prevention vision'

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of Hong Kong's HIV prevention programme. '[We have] been facilitating NGOs like Aids Concern in their gay outreach programme through the provision of laboratory support for HIV ...




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