Ministry Cites Negligence as Cause of Kazakh baby HIV cases
The Health Ministry alleges that negligence in a blood transfusion centre led to the death of four babies in Kazakhstan as well as the infection// of at least 55 children and one adult with the HIV virus.
In a hospital in the south of the Central Asian state the children, and a mother, have been...
49 Kazakh Children Infected With HIV Following Transfusion
Around four babies have died in Kazakhstan after they received blood transfusion thought to be contaminated with HIV. Kazakh
health ministry said 49 children have been// infected in the last few months in various hospitals in the country.
"The ones who died were all younger than two years old...
Safe water? Lessons from Kazakhstan
... survey and is now planning an investment strategy to tackle the issue, using the information.
Were obviously very pleased at the response from the kazakh
government, but there are deeper concerns here and we feel the survey shows that the UN definition of whats considered safe, is too rigid and its easy...
Ninth HIV-infected Child Dies in Kazakhstan
...he country's south and the fact that people paid bribes to get safe blood transfusions.
Experts believe the first cases of HIV diagnosed among kazakh
children were probably contracted last spring during blood transfusions or from non-sterilised medical equipment. ...
Eighty Children Die Of Aids Due To Tainted Blood, Dirty Needles In Southern Kazakhstan
... disposable equipment in children's hospitals is believed to be cause for the outbreak, which was first reported a few months ago.
Meanwhile, the kazakh
Senate has ratified an agreement on creating a Central Asian AIDS control center in Almaty. President Nursultan Nazarbaev had signed the agreement in...
61 HIV Positive in south Kazakhstan
...V infected children in South Kazakhstan Region has risen to 61//.
health minister and a regional governor were nailed and thrown out of their...of 61 cases out of which 4 have already succumbed to the disease.
Prosecutor General's office had earlier reported that only half of the 9800...