Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

China and AIDS

Written By: Jason Shafrin - Nov• 14•06

The New York Times has an interesting article (“China’s Muslims…“) of how AIDS is affecting Muslims in western China. The newspaper reports that there is a “sea change by the Chinese public health establishment” in which intravenous drug users are now being sent to treatment instead of jail. The major impetus for this change was the Chinese government’s desire to stem the spread of AIDS.

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