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PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Thai Red Cross Society has held a seminar following up on PrEP pre-exposure HIV prevention medicine services in Thailand, where the drugs are offered to persons in risk groups, helping them prevent becoming infected. The medication, which will accumulate within the body, after a period of daily administration, can help destroy […]Read More

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Public Health Ministry aims to end AIDS problem by 2030

On the occasion of the World’s AIDS Day on December 1, the Ministry of Public Health has set a target to resolve AIDS problems by reducing the number of new cases of people infected with HIV to a maximum of 1,000 and the fatality rate of AIDS sufferers to not exceeding 4,000 cases per year […]Read More

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Thailand aims to eliminate AIDS by 2030

BANGKOK, 13th September 2017 (NNT) – The Ministry of Public Health has signed an agreement with 19 public and private agencies to eliminate AIDS from Thailand by 2030. Deputy Prime Minister Adm Narong Pipattanasai, as chairman of the national committee for AIDS prevention and control, said today that the government has fully supported the fight […]Read More

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Condom vending machines to be introduced at schools, colleges

The national committee for AIDS prevention and resolution has endorsed the national condom strategy plan that will pave the way for installing condom vending machines at educational institutes across the country. The endorsement was reached at the meeting of the committee Tuesday. Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More

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Thailand will be AIDS free in 2016

BANGKOK, 16 January 2011 (NNT) – Bangkok’s City Hall is working in collaboration with The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre and the Department of Disease Control to transform Thailand into an AIDS-free country by 2016. Presiding over the AIDS-free campaign “Getting to zero”,Permanent Secretary for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration Mr. Charoenrat Chutikarn, said a […]Read More

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Thailand found over 10,000 new HIV/AIDS patients in 2011

BANGKOK, 10 January 2012 (NNT) – The Public Health Ministry has made public the number of HIV/AIDS patients in 2011, saying over 10,000 new patients were found last year alone. According to the Public Health Ministry, over 1 million people were infected with the deadly disease in 2011, with nearly half still alive. The statistics […]Read More