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AIDS Picture In India Not As Rosy As It Seems To Be

...d to a certain degree. A few of them who visit the prostitutes even pass it on their wives in rural areas. Expansion of the currently existing anti-AIDS projects for control of AIDS seems a sensible task that can be materialized by The Indian government and voluntary groups. It is also equally important to ens...

Russian Miss HIV Positive Says Victims Are Treated Like Prostitutes

...rds AIDS was similar to the contempt shown towards prostitutes or drug addicts. It is estimated that more than 340,000 Russians harbor the deadly HIV virus. Many new cases are directly linked to sharing needles by drug addicts. "History has shown that if the leadership of a country takes a position on HIV-AID...

Self help scheme to reduce risk of HIV in women

...Jewelry. The program was conducted in drug using prostitutes in Baltimore, the women in the study reported that they earned more than $7,000 by selling jewelry and the women reported after involving in the project more than 30% of women stopped taking drugs and in sex trade. The authors feel that the innovativ...

Financial Allowances Being Offered To Poor Vietnamese HIV Carriers

...disease following sexual intercourse with infected prostitutes or sharing of needles for injection of intravenous drugs with infected drug addicts. The above move is expected to improve the heath and socioeconomic status of the massive proportion of Vietnamese citizens suffering from the deadly disease. ...

Canadian Street Prostitutes Requests Protection

...eel that the Canadian Law which does not allow the prostitutes to communicate in public for negotiating with thei.... The partial law against them had made the street prostitutes more vulnerable to brutality in dangerous areas and these workers are not able to report the brutali...

US $ 22 Billion Required Yearly to Fight AIDS: UN

...the Islamic countries contention that homosexuals, prostitutes and drug users should be excluded from the list of vulnerable groups in the declaration. "We need to be realistic," Annan stressed in an unusually blunt remark. "We need to be able to protect the most vulnerable and if we are to try to end the epid...

Prostitutes Feared of Spreading Syphilis During World Cup

Tens of thousands of prostitutes catering to World Cup fans in Germany may widen a ...t was 'realistic' to believe that 20,000 to 30,000 prostitutes had entered Germany because of the tournament. Fears that some of the women have been coerced int...

Sex Workers Rewarded for Having HIV Check

Southern India prostitutes have been awarded with discount shopping cards in return for having regular checks for HIV at a sexual health clinic as part of the HIV/AIDS awareness program//. According to the UNAIDS which is the United Nation's AIDS-prevention agency India has ...

Vietnam Takes a Major Step to Prevent HIV/AIDS

...n reported in many of these inns. Apart from the prostitutes and sex buyers, there are many couples who rent ro...igh-risk group. This group comprises drug addicts, prostitutes and gays. By 2010, Vietnam aims to reduce the HIV/AIDS infection rate among its 83-million populat...

Men Continue To Pay For Sex Despite Having Partners

...e in 10 men polled in Glasgow admitted to visiting prostitutes recently while 27 percent admitted that it was a regular habit. // "Approximately half of all men paying for sex were in a concurrent relationship," said Dr Tamsin Groom, of the Sandyford Initiative in Glasgow. The men paid for sex while at home or...

Ruling for AIDS Funding Challenged

...has been helping in the distribution of condoms to prostitutes and other sex workers in Vietnam. Last year DKT sued the U.S. Agency for International Development, for violation of their free speech rights by a 2003 law that requires them to explicitly oppose prostitution and sex trafficking as a qualification f...

Police annoyed over the AIDS lecture for China sex workers

...e to be "unacceptable". "The usually underground prostitutes labeled their profession on their foreheads this time. Being unable to crack down, the police were really upset," it said. In China, approximately 6,50,000 people are infected with HIV/AIDS. According to health experts, majority of the new infections...

HIV/AIDS Epidemic Scare In Bhutan

...th the nation witnessing a rise in// the number of prostitutes and lack of safe sex practices. Bhutan's Public Health Division has launched a three-year programme to encourage the use of condoms and voluntary testing of blood to prevent HIV from spreading. The UNAIDS estimates 500 HIV-infected people in Bhuta...

CRPF To Issue Contraceptives To Fight AIDS

...e personnel go on leave, some of them meet up with prostitutes on their way to their homes. This was probably the cause for the spread of AIDS in the force," added the official. Since 1991, when the first case of AIDS was reported in the organisation, over 100 personnel have died of the virus while 300 more ar...

India warned of Impending AIDS Disaster

...sexual triangle of poor, male migrant workers, the prostitutes they visit, and their wives back home. It is mainl...essential that India aims to get 80 percent of its prostitutes to insist on their clients using condoms if the number of new infections each year is to drop signif...

Alarming Rise in HIV Cases in China: Report

...ublic health workers found that only 38 percent of prostitutes in certain areas insisted on using condoms during intercourse and about half of the drug abusers surveyed still shared needles while taking intravenous drugs. Statistics showed that in some areas the infection rate among gay men was 1 to 4 percent....

Poverty Fuels HIV In Poor Indian States

...astern India. He adds how much he regrets visiting prostitutes while he was away from his home working in another...aces in search of work, get infected with HIV from prostitutes in cities like Mumbai or Bangalore and carry it home to their wives. Srivatsava’s wife, who is HIV...

Trading Flesh for Discount Clothes Lands Young Women in Trouble -AIDS

...ons Children's Fund said, "I do not think that the prostitutes are aware of the AIDS virus. If they are infected, and have sex with three or four salesmen each day, you can imagine the danger. I think that most of the salesmen are aware of the risk but cannot resist temptation." A country thronged by almost 30...

Sex Workers Meet in Mumbai to Discuss About AIDS

... has the infection rate dropped, but the number of prostitutes in the city too has fallen, a consequence of the AIDS toll, said I.S. Gilada of Peoples' Health Organisation (PHO). The infection rate - 1.3 percent - is now the same as it was in 1993. It is indeed a big decline from 2.1 percent of 1993, Gilada to...

Canada Funds State-of-art Infectious Disease Lab in Kenya

..., Plummer discovered an immunity to HIV among some prostitutes working in Nairobi. The discovery sparked a search for an AIDS vaccine that can now be ramped up at the African lab. The lab is one of three such high-quality infectious disease laboratories in Africa, and the only one in east and central Africa. T...

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