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AIDS epidemic situation under control in Yunnan, SW China

11-30-2011 15:16 BJT Special Report:World AIDS Day 2011 |

A staff member works in an HIV laboratory at the Yunnan Center for
AIDS Prevention, Care and Research in Kunming, capital of southwest
China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 24, 2011. Yunnan Province was listed
as one of the country's AIDS comprehensive prevention and treatment
demonstration areas. The province registered more than 83,900 HIV
carriers and AIDS patients as of the end of last year, the most
of Chinese provinces or regions. The provincial government carried
out positive measurements to tackle the problem of AIDS. The Yunnan
Center for AIDS Prevention, Care and Research not only improved its
facility to provide patients with better AIDS consultation,
prevention, testing and treatment services, but also accumulated
and exchanged experience in international anti-AIDS undertakings.
Currently, the rise of the AIDS epidemic situation is under control
in Yunnan and the HIV-affected death rate has fallen from 22.9
percent to 4.7 percent. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)

People wait at the HIV/AIDS Counseling Room for tests results at the Yunnan Center
for AIDS Prevention, Care and Research in Kunming, capital of southwest China's
Yunnan Province, Nov. 24, 2011. Yunnan Province was listed as one of the country's
AIDS comprehensive prevention and treatment demonstration areas. The province
registered more than 83,900 HIV carriers and AIDS patients as of the end of last
year, the most of Chinese provinces or regions. The provincial government carried
 out positive measurements to tackle the problem of AIDS. The Yunnan Center for
AIDS Prevention, Care and Research not only improved its facility to provide
patients with better AIDS consultation, prevention, testing and treatment services,
but also accumulated and exchanged experience in international anti-AIDS
undertakings. Currently, the rise of the AIDS epidemic situation is under control
in Yunnan and the HIV-affected death rate has fallen from 22.9 percent to 4.7
percent. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)

 

A medic takes the blood sample of a patient at the Yunnan Center for AIDS
Prevention, Care and Research in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan
Province, Nov. 24, 2011. Yunnan Province was listed as one of the country's AIDS
comprehensive prevention and treatment demonstration areas. The province registered
more than 83,900 HIV carriers and AIDS patients as of the end of last year, the
most of Chinese provinces or regions. The provincial government carried out positive
measurements to tackle the problem of AIDS. The Yunnan Center for AIDS Prevention,
Care and Research not only improved its facility to provide patients with better
AIDS consultation, prevention, testing and treatment services, but also accumulated
and exchanged experience in international anti-AIDS undertakings. Currently, the
rise of the AIDS epidemic situation is under control in Yunnan and the HIV-affected
death rate has fallen from 22.9 percent to 4.7 percent. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang)


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