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Taiwan Health Agency Warns of Growing Cost of HIV Therapy Img

Taiwan Health Agency Warns of Growing Cost of HIV Therapy

Taiwanese health officials warn that the cost of free HIV treatment is putting pressure on the nation's health budget. One official noted that the increase in spending on HIV has limited the funding available for other programs, such as tuberculosis ...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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Taiwan University Hospital: Five Recipients of HIV-Positive Organs Test HIV-Negative

On Thursday, Taiwan University Hospital reported that five transplant patients who mistakenly received organs from a deceased HIV-positive donor continue to test HIV-negative. Medical staff started the organ recipients on HIV prophylaxis a day after ...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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Taiwanese Hemophiliacs File Lawsuit Against Bayer Over Blood-Clotting Products Allegedly Made With HIV-Tainted Blood

Lawyers representing seven Taiwanese citizens on Thursday filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court in Los Angeles against the U.S. unit of Bayer and four other pharmaceutical companies, alleging that the companies knowingly sold blood-clotting pr...

By Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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Taiwan HIV Cases Exceed 4,000 -- Official Figures

The number of people in Taiwan who have become infected with HIV since 1984 was 4,590 by the end of October, according to figures released last week by the Cabinet's Department of Health. The department shows 603 new cases reported this year. Of the ...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network