The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center formalized an ongoing relationship by signing
BEIJING (AP) — When the police came for Liu Xiaobo on a December night nearly two years ago, they didn’t tell the dissident author why he was being taken away.
What descriptive expressions come to mind when the word art is mentioned? Beautiful, moving, avant-garde, magnificent, shocking?
SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Sitkan Nancy Knapp describes the country of Laos as “a different world” from Alaska. However, she found some similarities in the delivery of healthcare to rural areas.
BEIJING (AP) — Police in central China have detained an AIDS activist who contracted the virus as a boy and whose tireless campaigning for the rights
“Saving face can’t make you safe. Talk about HIV.” This was the slogan for the sixth annual observance of National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on May 19.
BEIJING (AP) — Wan Yanhai is used to being harassed by authorities, but the unwanted attention got steadily worse this year for the founder of a prominent Chinese AIDS advocacy group.
“They told him, ‘There’s nothing we can do for you. Just go home and wait to die,”’ said Do Thi Phuong. When she contracted AIDS, she didn’t seek help, fearing that she would also be shunned. Instead, like her husband, she went home to die.
Ban Ki-moon, the eighth United Nations Secretary-General, is a dawg. He’s a University of Washington (UW) Husky, that is. The university awarded him a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, Oct. 27 at Meany Hall for the Performing Arts.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An activist from military-ruled Myanmar who has documented human rights and environmental abuses, and a Thai scientist who devoted her life to finding a cheaper AIDS drug were among the 2009 winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards.