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Postcards from China’s first AIDS ride

Liu Jiulong is the first person in China to complete an AIDS RIDE. This fundraiser and HIV awareness raising bicycling event has been popular in other countries like the USA for many years. However, in China fear of stigma and discrimination have kept many people living with HIV from taking part in public events.

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UNAIDS urges countries to move towards a public health and human rights approach to people who use drugs - 2016/4/21

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 19 April 2016—UNAIDS welcomes the United Nations General Assembly’s call for Member States to consider effective public health measures to improve outcomes for people who use drugs and urges countries to implement programmes that reduce the impact of the harms associated with drug use.

UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway visits the United Republic of Tanzania - 2016/4/13

GENEVA/DAR ES SALAAM, 12 April 2016—UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway has completed a mission to the United Republic of Tanzania to assess progress made in eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and to see how young people are engaging in the country’s AIDS response.

Investing in community-led action will be critical to ending the AIDS epidemic - 2016/4/7

Civil society urges United Nations Member States to include financing, services and rights commitments as priorities in the 2016 Political Declaration on Ending AIDS

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UNAIDS welcomes Chinese foundation’s agreement with African First Ladies - 2016/2/2

BEJING/ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2016—The China-Africa Business Council (CABC) signed a memorandum with the Organization of African First Ladies against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA). The signing took place at OAFLA’s annual General Assembly, held on the side-lines of the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

HIV This Month - May Edition - 2014/6/13

Welcome to the May edition of HIV this Month. In this issue we cover topics including: Meta-analysis finds support for elevated HIV prevalence among the military, shorter duration of seroprotection following vaccination in people living with HIV, fewer clinical events with early ART in a trial among serodisordant couples and others.

MEDIA REPORTING

Media Report 108 - 2016/5/5

A man is suing a medical centre in northern China for damages after he was wrongly diagnosed as HIV-positive, according to a newspaper report.

Media Report 107 - 2016/4/19

A Chinese judge on Wednesday ruled against a same-sex couple who tried to apply for a marriage license. The South China Morning Post reported the judge in the city of Changsha in Hunan Province dismissed the lawsuit that Su Wenlin and Hu Mingliang filed against local officials who refused to issue a marriage license to them.

Media Report 106 - 2016/4/13

Chinese fertility doctors have tried to make HIV-proof human embryos, but the experiments ended in a bust. The new report is the second time researchers in China revealed that they had a go at making genetically modified human embryos.

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UNAIDS China Office is recruiting an intern to focus on office’s work on China-Africa Health Collaboration - 2016/1/6

UNAIDS China Office is recruiting an intern to focus on office’s work on China-Africa Health Collaboration. The internship is from 1 March, 2016 – 31 May 2016. The deadline for application 26 January 2016.

UNAIDS China Office is looking for a communication and advocacy intern - 2015/9/29

UNAIDS China Office is looking for a communication and advocacy intern

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