Archive for September 11th, 2008

Threat of HIV Epidemic in Southeast Asia Rises

The World Health Organization expressed their concern over the rising threat of HIV in Southeast Asian countries, calling for a public health approach to combat the threat with “an effective response.””Countries have demonstrated that implementing an effective response is feasible, both to halt and reserve epidemics and to provide services to those in need,” addressed WHO Regional Director for Southeast Asia Samlee Plianbangchang the audience during the 61st meeting of WHO’s Regional Committee f…