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The AIDS situation in China is also grave. Health authorities say so far the population of AIDS patients in China has exceeded 260,000 and more than 850,000 people are living with HIV. For more information about China's efforts to curb the epidemic and its international cooperation on this front, we are now joined on the phone by Mark Stirling, country coordinator of UNAIDS in China. Hello, Mr Stirling, thanks for joining us on the program.
Q1: China has been taking initiatives in fighting AIDS for many years. From your observations, what progress has China made in combating the virus? And what remain the biggest challenges ahead?
Q2: How do you interpret China's cooperation with UNAIDS in combating the virus?
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