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China: October AIDS Walk Launched in Beijing

Representatives of the China Population Welfare Foundation, UNAIDS China Office, and civil organizations attended a ceremony in Sanlitun, Beijing, on July 4, at which they announced plans for an AIDS walk to raise funds. Movie star Xu Qing also atten...

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Global Fund Lifts China Grant Freeze

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria is unfreezing hundreds of millions of dollars in grants to China, effective immediately, as it begins talks with officials there, the fund announced Tuesday.

In November, the Global Fund stopped payments...

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HIV/AIDS Leading Deadly Infectious Disease in China in 2008, Health Ministry Report Says

HIV/AIDS became China's No. 1 deadly infectious disease for the first time in 2008, with 6,897 people dying from AIDS-related causes during the first nine months of last year, Reuters reports. According to Reuters, a Ministry of Health report said th...

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Reuters Profiles "AIDS Village" in China's Henan Province

Reuters on Monday examined an "AIDS village" in China's Henan province, where approximately 900 of the village's 3,800 people are HIV-positive. More than 30% of the people living with HIV in the village of Shuang Miao contracted HIV through a governm...