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AIDS

Aids day in Central brings understanding to disease

The 10th Aids Festival, organised by the St John's Cathedral HIV Education Centre, was a day-long outdoor event attended by local and international schools, Aids-specific organisations and ethnic groups.

Monday, 1 April, 2013, 5:06am

(BELVEDERE)RED vodka unveiled in fight against Aids

In the midst of this year's Clockenflap music festival, a small crowd gathered at Belvedere Vodka's VIP tent for something more serious. December 1 was not just the first day of the festival, it was also World Aids Day.

5 Dec 2012 - 2:57am

Q&A with Kwame Dawes

Ghanaian-Jamaican poet and author Kwame Dawes might just be literature's Commitments - the hardest-working writer in the world.

3 Dec 2012 - 7:04pm 1 comment

Mr Gay hopefuls vow to campaign for Aids awareness and against bullying

They may have been battling it out for the right to be called Mr Gay Hong Kong - just don't call it a beauty contest.

The beautiful men were strutted around the stage in a Lan Kwai Fong nightclub wearing first swimwear and then formal wear - but organisers and contestants say the competition was about something far more important than looking good.

7 Oct 2012 - 3:49am

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

Experts agree that greater adoption of voluntary counselling and testing (VCT) programmes is vital in tackling the HIV/Aids epidemic. But a push by mainland authorities to demand real-name registration for such services has put rights activists on a collision course with medical workers.

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

A silent killer remains at large

Consider this: viral hepatitis affects an estimated 500 million people around the world - more than 10 times the number affected by HIV/Aids - claiming about one million deaths per year.

21 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

World Aids Day

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 that help the body's immune system to work. As the immune system breaks down, people start to get serious infections. This condition is Aids, or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

Why?

1 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

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