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Bid to reduce HIV infection in babies

Thailand aims to cut the transmission rate of HIV from mother-to-child to less than 1% within the next three years. Thai Red Cross Society (TRCS) secretary-general Phan Wannamethee said yesterday health personnel have been working hard to ensure the country will achieve its goal of ending this form of transmission of the as-yet incurable disease. […]Read More

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Healthcare experts urge use of condoms to prevent HIV

CONDOMS ARE essential to prevent the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), experts said, as the latest studies show that the infection rate is still high among men who have sex with men (MSM) and teenagers due to unsafe sex. On the occasion of World Aids Day tomorrow, it was revealed that the MSM […]Read More

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HIV Rights Groups ‘Denied Service’ At Bangkok Hotel

BANGKOK — Two HIV/AIDS support groups say a hotel in Bangkok discriminated against their members by denying them service, despite having hosted the groups’ events for years. AIDS Access Foundation and Thai Plus Network filed a complaint to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) yesterday, urging the commission to investigate the matter. Read more: khaosod.co.thRead More

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29% Of Thais Have Unsafe Sex With Strangers: Survey

(2 December) 29% out of 200 samples surveyed by Disease Prevention Control Department have said they do not use condoms when they have sex with people other than their partners. The survey was conducted online during the period of 1-30 November. The sample group answered a number of questions involving HIV/AIDS, and the result was […]Read More

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Thai exported canned fruit not contaminated with HIV: Government

BANGKOK, 29 September 2013 (NNT) – The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry has announced that all Thai canned fruit exported to Brunei Darussalam was not contaminated as accused by Brunei. After Brunei media has presented news, saying Thai canned fruit products are contaminated with HIV, Deputy Permanent Secretary of Agriculture and Cooperatives Chavalit Cookajorn said that […]Read More

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49 homeless died on the streets of Bangkok last year

At least 49 homeless people died on the streets last year, some of them due to HIV-Aids, and the number of people living in Bangkok’s public spaces is on the rise, the Issarachon Foundation reported Thursday. The foundation, which provides assistance to the homeless, especially those with HIV and Aids, found many homeless with symptoms […]Read More