Indonesia Under Fire for ‘HIV-Free’ Scholarship

Edward White

An estimated 690,000 people were living with HIV in Indonesia in 2015, including 17,000 children.


The Subtle Manifestation of HIV Marginalization

Edward White

Taiwan has been celebrated for being at the forefront of LBGT rights in Asia, but an underlying current of discrimination against HIV/AIDS is still prevalent across much of society.


HIV in Asia – A Tale of Two Cities

Jeffrey Hutton

The cultural and institutional headwinds suggest Indonesia’s HIV-AIDS epidemic will get worse before it gets better, writes Jeff Hutton.


Inside India’s Blood Black Market

Nikhil M Babu

The chances of an HIV patient in India having acquired the virus through blood transfusion are 3,000 times higher than in the U.S.


Bad Blood: India Denies HIV Blood Transfusion Crisis Despite Thousands of Deaths

Nikhil M Babu

An investigation has uncovered 14,474 cases of HIV caused via blood transfusions over the past seven years, but the government denies there is a crisis.


HIV-Positive Gay Men Find Little Support in China

Ni Dandan

As the population of rural men with HIV grows, treatment remains woefully inadequate.


Underreporting, Discrimination Facilitates Spread of HIV/AIDS in Taiwan: Doctor

Yuan-ling Liang

Following the case of a student who was expelled from a military university after he tested positive for HIV, a doctor warns that discrimination against people with AIDS has led to underreporting of the disease in Taiwan.


Expelled HIV Student Wants to Return to University as Pressure on Government Mounts

Hsu Chia-yu

'I thought of each day as a war.' Calls are mounting for the Taiwanese government to intervene in the case of a student who was expelled from a military university after he tested positive for HIV. The student just wants to complete his degree.


Taiwan AIDS Shelter Still Fighting for Space after 30 Years

Edward White

A Taiwan NGO that looks after HIV-positive babies and their mothers is struggling to find space for care centers and is forced to operate illegally because of the stigma surrounding AIDS.

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