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Opinion: Protect the most vulnerable to build healthy societies free from HIV

As we celebrate World Health Day 2014, we should recognise the huge progress which China, and the world, have made in the response to HIV. Globally, new HIV infections have fallen by one third since 2001. AIDS-related deaths have fallen to 1.6 million, compared with 2.3 million in 2005. More and more people living with HIV are leading long, healthy, productive lives.

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Press Statement: Stand together on International Women’s Day - 2014-3-7

GENEVA, 8 March 2014—We know well that it is our mothers, wives, sisters and daughters who make it happen. Women around the world are running countries, businesses and raising children. In the AIDS response, it is more likely to be women who care for the sick. It is women who care for their families and communities and it is women who look after the most vulnerable in society.

UNAIDS China Statement on the Issuing of a Consultation Draft of “Management Procedures for Public Bathhouse Industry” - 2013-10-15

UNAIDS notes with concern the issuing of draft “Management Procedures for Public Bathhouse Industry” by the Ministry of Commerce, prohibiting the use by people living with HIV of public bathing facilities, including spas, bath houses and other similar facilities. At the same time, UNAIDS welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the process of public consultation initiated by the Ministry of Commerce, and commends the Ministry for initiating such a consultation.

Questions and Answers from Sina Weibo Interview with Dr. Alex Wodak, 30th July 2013 - 2013-8-1

On 30th July, UNAIDS conducted a Sina Weibo interview with international drug policy expert Dr. Alex Wodak. The following is a transcript of the questions received during that interview, and the responses given by Dr. Wodak.

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HIV This Month - August Edition - 2013-9-20

Welcome to the August edition of HIV this Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Challenges in use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis among high risk groups in Kenya, AZT monotherapy vs. combination ART for prevention of vertical transmission in Ukraine, Better self-reported ART adherence with once-daily regimens in a large clinical trial, and more...

HIV This Month - July Edition - 2013-8-8

Welcome to the July edition of HIV This Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Home-based HIV counselling & testing by lay counsellors reduces risky sexual behaviour and increases uptake of testing in rural South Africa, Delays in starting ART among eligible patients in Uganda, Resistance mutations on stavudine: programmatic implications, and more.

MEDIA REPORTING

Media Report 94 - 2014-3-14

The 94th issue of the Media Report contains stories on UNAIDS chief defines "Zero Discrimination Day", Number of reported HIV cases in Hong Kong increases 9pc, Living with HIV - and the stigma that goes with it.

Media Report 93 - 2014-3-14

The 93rd issue of the Media Report contains stories on Prostitution in China :Crackdown on Sex City,UNAIDS and Lancet Commission to put forward recommendations on AIDS and global health for the post-2015 debate , Sex Has Become the Main Mode of HIV Transmission in China

Media Report 92 - 2014-1-28

The 92nd issue of the Media Report contains stories on UNESCO launches virtual classroom for sexual health education in China, City denies AIDS rumors, admits crisis and HIV Cases Double among Guangdong Students.

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UNAIDS Internship Notice: Advocacy and Communications Intern, China-Africa Health Collaboration Intern - 2014-4-1

UNAIDS China Office is recruiting two interns. One internship will focus on UNAIDS China's advocacy and communications efforts. The second internship will focus on UNAIDS work to support China-Africa Health Collaboration. The deadline for applications is 14 April 2014.

AIDS2014 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN - 2014-1-6

The conference organizers are committed to making AIDS 2014 accessible to people from resource-limited settings and communities, researchers, young people, community activists and civil society representatives. For AIDS 2012 in Washington, D.C. more than 10,000 applications were received and just over 850 scholarships were offered. For AIDS 2014 the same share of the total conference budget has been allocated scholarships.

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