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2019/11/26 | New Bloom
REVIEW: Interminable Prescriptions for the Plague
HIV/AIDS has been treated like the plague, a punishment sent by god. A group exhibition at Taipei's Museum of Contemporary Art has attempted to provide various "prescriptions" for this epidemic.
2018/08/16 | Coco Dollanganger
PHILIPPINES: Fear and Whispers Swirl amid HIV Epidemic
Public health agencies and the Catholic Church are caught in a moral battle as HIV infection rates continue to rise. Family members of the deceased, who frequently fail to get tested, are left only with questions.
2018/01/25 | Liang Chenyu
China's HIV-positive Population Gets Single Pill Relief
Treatments previously comprised a cocktail of pills.
2018/01/12 | Swagata Yadavar
India's Health System Is Unprepared for an Emerging Sexual Revolution
Support services for India's sexually active, unmarried adolescents are virtually non-existent.
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.
2017/01/16 | Edward White
Escort ‘Scarlet Bunnie’ Sheds Light on Singapore’s Sex Trade
'They are more concerned with making Singapore look clean; clean, as in there are no sex workers on the street, online, anywhere in sight.'
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.
2016/09/13 | Cai Yiwen
HIV-Positive Students Ponder Life After High School
Boarding school brings AIDS orphans compassion — and segregation.
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.
2016/08/15 | Mo Tz-pin
Taiwan University Fined NT$1 Million for Expelling HIV-Positive Student
In what is considered a landmark case for Taiwan, a university has been fined for expelling an HIV-positive student in 2013.
2016/07/15 | Yuan-ling Liang
HIV-Positive Migrant Worker Dispute Sparks Controversy in Taiwan
An employment dispute involving the treatment of an HIV-infected migrant worker in Taiwan has sparked controversy.
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.