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Phayul[Wednesday, February 01, 2006 07:17] The following article by Yangchen Dolkar MD appeared in the August, 2005 issue of the Tibetan Review magazine.

There are several major risk factors for the Tibetan community concerning HIV.

 

HIV-AIDS AND THE TIBETAN COMMUNITY TIME TO ACT

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"Life and health"  By Dr. Kunchok Dorjee

I was walking up the lane one fine Sunday morning when I overheard a group discussing nearby,  gI heard there are many cases of HIV in Dharamsala, we got to be careful h. I continue to walk when not long past, the bold headings of numerous pamphlets stuck on a wall caught my eye:  gUSE CONDOM h,  gLETS WALK WITH CONDOM h,  gSAFE SEX h c c c c c..and it ran on.

 

HIV/AIDS and the Tibetan Diaspora: The time to act is now

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Phayul[Wednesday, February 23, 2005 11:30] South Africa - This is a shorten copy of a presentation given at the University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa by Mr. Renato Palmi. Durban, South Africa will be hosting in June 2005 a conference on HIV/AIDS.

 

30% of new HIV infections in Asia associated with injecting drug use

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Citizen News Service (CNS) By: Media for Freedom

Thirty percent of all new HIV infections in Asia are associated with injecting drug use, estimates the joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

 

8 million new HIV infections in Asia by 2020 unless prevention stepped up

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Keith Alcorn, Wednesday, April 02, 2008:  Eight million people could become infected with HIV between now and 2020 unless Asian governments mount more effective HIV prevention programmes, according to the report of the Commission on AIDS in Asia, issued last week.
In particular, they need to prioritise those most at risk of infection ?

 

Indians more prone to HIV-AIDS than others, says study

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26 Apr 2008, New Delhi: The biggest ever gene mapping exercise of the "people of India" has shown that Indians are more vulnerable to HIV-AIDS than many other population groups around the world. This is because a protective gene marker against HIV-1 is virtually absent in India, making the population more at risk.

 

AIDS stigma Kills family of 5

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6 Aug 2008, 1548 hrs IST, TNN MUMBAI: An HIV-positive couple committed suicide and killed their three children at link apartment in Mulund on Tuesday night after discovering that their daughter too was infected with the deadly virus.

 

Sleeping with the enemy

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Sleeping with the enemy: Nearly 98 per cent of women with HIV have been infected by their husbands, AIDS Society of India secy general Dr I S Gilada tells Ronita Tarcato.

 

In Kerala reserv post

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Aug 13, 2008 India: Kerala Reserves post for HIV Positive:  THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: This is a quota that is unlikely to be embroiled in a debate about merit dilution and fairness. Kerala became the first Indian state on Tuesday to reserve a government job for HIV positive candidates, marking a new sensitivity for those afflicted with the killer virus.

 

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Condom Condom ringtone supports HIV/AIDS campaign in India

London, August 19 (ANI): The BBC World Service Trust has launched a ringtone campaign to promote the use of condoms in India, where about 2.5 million people are living with HIV

 


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