Posts Tagged ‘ Stigma And Discrimination ’

Optimism but no end in sight after HIV vaccine trial

October 17, 2009
Optimism but no end in sight after HIV vaccine trial

Injecting drug users rehabilitation at Tien Lang-Hai Phong. There was cautious optimism in Vietnam last month when a trial HIV vaccine in Thailand appeared to provide some protection against the deadly virus. Vietnam country director of UNAIDS Eamonn Murphy said he and his Vietnamese colleagues were confident that a fully effective vaccine could be developed [...]

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New approach needed for HIV/AIDS fight: UNAIDS head

August 10, 2009

The response to HIV/AIDS in the Asia Pacific region needs to work for marginalized people like sex workers, homosexuals, injecting drug users and women if it is to become more effective, says Executive Director of UNAIDS Michael Sidibe.Sidibe has called for a transformation of the HIV/AIDS response in the region using a more people orientated [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...