Navigation Links
Chinese Province Offers Free Treatment to HIV/AIDS Patients

Kunming: Southwest China's Yunnan Province, which has a large number of people living with the HIV/AIDS, plans to provide free treatment //to more HIV/AIDS victims this year with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

Addressing a provincial health meeting that ended Friday, Yang Hongsheng, deputy chief of Yunnan Provincial Bureau of Health, said the province would build more infrastructures, bringing the number of TCM AIDS treatment centres to seven.

He did not disclose the size of the investment.

"We hope more than 1,500 HIV/AIDS victims will be able to get free medical treatment at TCM centres this year," said the official.

Yunnan, bordering Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar in the south and west and near the notorious "Golden Triangle", has China's worst HIV/AIDS figures. HIV/AIDS cases have been found in all of the province's 129 counties, according to the provincial health bureau.

The province had 48,591 people living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2006, accounting for 26 percent of the nation's total. A total of 1,768 people have died from the disease in the province.

China is at a key stage in its fight against AIDS/HIV. A report from the International Labor Organization estimates that China could lose five million labourers by 2015 if it fails to take effective measures to counter the scourge.

China reported 183,733 HIV/AIDS cases at the end of October 2006.


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Chinese paracetamol may be slapped with dumping duty
2. Stay young the Chinese way
3. A Chinese herb kills cancer cells
4. Chinese herbal remedies aids in cancer treatment
5. Prohibited diet medicine found in Chinese herbs
6. Global Outbreak Of Bird Flu Warning By Chinese Scientist
7. Japanese And Chinese Pharmaceutical Companies Join Together In Drug Testing
8. Unscrupulous Chinese Medicine traders putting lives at risk
9. Chinese City Suspends Water Supply Fearing Pollution
10. Running Water Restored In Chinese City
11. Mass Bird flu vaccination to Chinese Poultry
Post Your Comments:

(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Arkansas that offers insurance and financial preparation services, is providing an update on ... Rescue organization. , Rock City Rescue is a locally recognized nonprofit that provides ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The American Board of ... its next President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. James C. Puffer upon his ... July 1, 2018 until Dr. Puffer’s retirement at the end of 2018. Upon assuming ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Ill. (PRWEB) , ... October ... ... Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer ... healthcare professionals on guideline updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have ... many long-term care insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has ... period, when the family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought ... This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at ... towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/7/2017)... , Oct. 6, 2017   Provista, ... more than $100 billion in purchasing power, today announced ... and information. The Newsroom is the online ... industry trends, infographics, expert bios, news releases, slideshows and ... access to a wealth of resources at their fingertips, ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza vaccination should ... helping communities across Massachusetts , Connecticut ... shots through the end of the month. *Some exclusions apply ... ... is by the end of October, according to the Centers for Disease ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) ... of 2017 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Lilly will ... the investment community and media to further detail the ... begin at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Investors, media and ... the conference call through a link that will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: