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HIV widows on the edge

RAKAM, 15 May 2012 (PlusNews) - Widows living with HIV in Nepal’s remote hill districts in some of the country’s poorest and vulnerable communities face a particularly bleak future. full report

NEPAL: Treatment illiteracy puts HIV benchmarks in peril

KATHMANDU, 17 April 2012 (PlusNews) - Poor understanding of antiretroviral therapy (ART) amongst health officials, clinicians and patients in Nepal could undermine gains in the country’s HIV/AIDS prevention efforts and threaten future progress in lowering the number of new infections. full report

NEPAL: HIV-positive children, orphans neglected

RAKAM, 3 April 2012 (PlusNews) - In the village of Rakam in Dailekh District, about 700km northwest of the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, 12-year-old Ravi* is living with HIV and has no idea if he will finish his education. full report

ASIA: Breaking down legal barriers to HIV information access

BANGKOK, 9 February 2012 (PlusNews) - While a number of Asian and Pacific countries are addressing legal barriers to accessing HIV information and treatment, there is still a gap between policy and implementation, say officials. full report

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