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HIV/AIDS

19 May 2011

China hospitals deny help to HIV

People living with HIV/Aids in China are routinely denied medical treatment in hospitals, a UN agency said in a sign of ongoing discrimination despite recent progress.

People living with HIV/Aids in China are routinely denied medical treatment in hospitals, a UN agency said in a sign of ongoing discrimination despite recent progress.

"Each hospital advised that I should be hospitalised immediately for surgery, but when they heard that I was HIV-positive, none were willing to accept me. They asked me to go to the infectious diseases hospital," he said.

 

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