Awareness of HIV/AIDS Prevention Among PSK Has Increased

DENPASAR Awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention among commercial sex workers in the city of Denpasar and Badung regency has increased, said the Program Manager of Kerti Praja Foundation Dewa Nyoman Suyetna. “Before the awareness to check-up for HIV / AIDS is very low, but now it is easier. Especially after the KPA (Commission on HIV / […]

NGO Campaign on HIV/AIDS Through Art

NGO “Bali Against AIDS” (BAA) campaign for HIV/AIDS through art with the full support of the “Designer Against AIDS” as a nonprofit institution from Belgium. “Campaign on HIV/AIDS conducted by a ‘pop culture’ such as music, ‘fashion’, social media and a fun activity not limited to teaching in the classroom,” said volunteer Against Aids Bali, […]

45,9% AIDS Patients are in Productive Age

DENPASAR The National Population and Planned Family Agency (BKKBN) of Bali Province stated that 45.9 percent of HIV/ AIDS patients on the island infected people in productive age, 20-29 years old, thus it becomes a dilemma on teenager problem in Bali. “The patients of losing immunity in Bali during the last 27 years is 7.291 […]

33 Foreigners Suffer from HIV/AIDS in Bali

DENPASAR A total of 33 foreigners who once visited or stayed in the Indonesian tourist resort province of Bali suffered from HIV/AIDS, a local AIDS Commission (KPA) said here. Dr Mangku Karmaya, prevention working group coordinator of Bali’s KPA, said the data were collected from 1987 to 2013. The citizenships of sixteen of the 33 […]

Australian Scientist Claims HIV/AIDS Breakthrough

SYDNEY An Australian scientist said he had discovered how to turn the HIV virus against itself to stop it progressing to AIDS, describing it as a major breakthrough in finding a cure for the disease. David Harrich, from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, said he had successfully modified a protein in HIV that the […]

Nigerian University Says Discovered New Cure for HIV/AIDS

BENIN Authorities of Nigeria’s University of Benin (UNIBEN) located in the capital of southern Edo State announced the discovery of a new herbal drug that can cure the dreaded Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), urging carriers of the disease to give it a try. Dean of the School of […]

One in Four Bali Prostitutes ‘HIV-Positive’

DENPASAR The number of known HIV/AIDS cases in Bali is soaring, with one in four prostitutes reported to be HIV-positive, an official said. A new report by the National AIDS Commission said the number of HIV infections on the island had jumped almost 19 percent to 3,778 this year, with another 597 cases. “The figure […]