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Xi Jinping calls for comprehensive efforts to fight HIV/AIDS

12-01-2013 13:58 BJT Special Report: 2013 World AIDS Day |
Special Report: China’s Leaders |

Chinese President Xi Jinping has made a renewed call for greater efforts to tackle the spread of HIV-AIDS in China. In a recent written instruction, President Xi called for legal and scientific prevention and control methods, and more awareness and social support for carriers and patients. 

The President says the spread of AIDS affects social harmony and stability. He said controlling the spread is an obligation of both the Communist Party of China and the government. Xi called on the public to cooperate with authorities in eliminating discrimination and improving treatment and support for HIV carriers and AIDS patients. The Chinese government is intensifying its fight against HIV-AIDS.... funding has increased by 10 and a half percent from 2012, to cover more HIV testing and treatment.

Editor:James |Source: CCTV.com

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