XI’AN, China (AP) — The leaf-strewn median on Eternal Peace Road hides a grim secret. Numerous tiny fetuses lie in unmarked graves dug by women
Hepatitis B is an epidemic that is devastating the Asian community. A big problem is that most people don’t know this.
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center formalized an ongoing relationship by signing
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
By Xin Huang Northwest Asian Weekly July 20, 2010 The XVIII International AIDS Conference took place in Vienna, Austria, from July 18th to the 23rd. The conference gathered those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV, and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. The United Nations […]
“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.
National and local leaders on HIV/AIDS policy convened at the Asian Counseling and Referral Services (ACRS) last Wednesday, Dec. 9, to open discussion on a national HIV/AIDS strategy.
“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.