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.
Two major stars ofthe footballing world have joined forces to encourage young people in China to get informed and protect themselves from HIV.UNAIDS Special Ambassador, Gervinvo, and UNAIDS National Goodwill Ambassador for China, ShaoJiayi took part in anevent with Chinese media called Sports For Change which was moderated by another UNAIDS National Goodwill Ambassador, the television personality, James Chau. The Executive Directorof UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, also attended the event in Beijing.
June 2016, Shanghai --The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) China Office signed a cooperation agreement with the China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Medicines and Health Products (CCCMHPIE) in Shanghai China, aiming to further effect the China-Africa health collaboration, especially in terms of local production of pharmaceuticals and health commodities in Africa.
NEW YORK, 8 June 2016—On the opening day of the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, UNAIDS and the Xinhua News Agency are co- launching avideo message encouraging people to get on the Fast-Track to ending AIDS by 2030
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.
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.
Sha Sha is an 11-year-old girl living in Ningxiang County, central China's Hunan Province. She should have been in grade five this year. However, she was instead banished from school after her schoolmates' parents found out that she had been diagnosed with AIDS. In response, Yin Pengbo, the headmaster of Chiduan Wanquan Primary School, decided to give Sha Sha private lessons for half a day every week.