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2017/02/07 | Edward White
Indonesia Under Fire for ‘HIV-Free’ Scholarship
An estimated 690,000 people were living with HIV in Indonesia in 2015, including 17,000 children.
2016/12/29 | Edward White
The Subtle Manifestation of HIV Marginalization
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.
2016/12/27 | Jeffrey Hutton
HIV in Asia – A Tale of Two Cities
The cultural and institutional headwinds suggest Indonesia’s HIV-AIDS epidemic will get worse before it gets better, writes Jeff Hutton.
2016/12/04 | Nikhil M Babu
Inside India’s Blood Black Market
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.
2016/12/01 | Nikhil M Babu
Bad Blood: India Denies HIV Blood Transfusion Crisis Despite Thousands of Deaths
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.
2016/08/22 | Ni Dandan
HIV-Positive Gay Men Find Little Support in China
As the population of rural men with HIV grows, treatment remains woefully inadequate.
2016/08/19 | Yuan-ling Liang
Underreporting, Discrimination Facilitates Spread of HIV/AIDS in Taiwan: Doctor
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.
2016/08/17 | Hsu Chia-yu
Expelled HIV Student Wants to Return to University as Pressure on Government Mounts
'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.
2016/07/05 | Edward White
Taiwan AIDS Shelter Still Fighting for Space after 30 Years
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.
2016/02/04 | 阿Ken
HIV Patients Can Receive Organ Transplants Starting In March
Many developed countries such as the US, UK and Spain all permit HIV patients to receive organ transplants to increase their survival rate. Taiwan also plans to follow in these steps in March and aims to allow HIV patients to donate their organs to other HIV patients in the future.
2015/12/02 | Yuan
World AIDS Day: How Has AIDS Control Been Doing in Taiwan?
In Taiwan, after the first case of AIDS was discovered in December 1984, the total number of AIDS patients has risen to 30,432 people, including 993 foreigners, up until September 2015. In recent years, the infection rates among the elderly and housewives have been rising gradually as well.
2015/09/10 | Zou Chi
Taiwanese AIDS Patients To Be Eligible for Organ Transplant by 2016
AIDS patients were not put into consideration in the past because of the limited number of organs. Now they are eligible for transplants and if everything is prepared, the policy will be implemented by the end of this year.