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Cambodia has about 76,000 people living with HIV

A senior official of the National AIDS Authority said that there are about 76,000 people living with HIV in Cambodia, a worrying increase that requires people to be more vigilant and pay attention to their health. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501315088/cambodia-has-about-76000-people-living-with-hiv/

HIV/AIDS infections rise among some male groups and youths

The Deputy Director of the National AIDS Authority (NAA), Dr Tia Phalla, said the 2025 target to end HIV/AIDS in Cambodia is unlikely to be met due to increasing cases. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501306806/hiv-aids-infections-rise-among-some-male-groups-and-youths/

Cambodia elected to UNAIDS board

The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) convened a meeting in New York to allow Cambodia to join the Program Coordinating Board (PCB) of UNAIDS for the Asia-Pacific Region for the 2023-2025 term, according to the National AIDS Authority (NAA) ...

Kim Yutharo
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-elected-unaids-board

HIV prevention highlighted by NAA on Valentine’s Day

The National AIDS Authority (NAA) took Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to educate the general public about HIV/AIDS prevention, especially among young people and those with same-sex partners. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hiv-prevention-highlighted-naa-valentines-day

HIV/AIDS victims will not be neglected during C-19

All the 75,000 HIV and 62,310 AIDS patients will continue getting their antiretroviral therapy and all other services and treatments during the Covid-19 pandemic, said National AIDS Authority (NAA) chairman leng Mouly. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908071/hiv-aids-victims-will-not-be-neglected-during-c-19/

Kingdom’s fight goes on against HIV/AIDS

Despite progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Cambodia still faces challenges in its bid to prevent new infections.​ ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785480/kingdoms-fight-goes-on-against-hiv-aids/

More than 800 people test positive for HIV in 2018

The National Aids Authority (NAA) said more than 800 people tested positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) last year, joining over 76,000 others aged between 15 and 49 in the Kingdom already infected with the virus. The spread of HIV/AIDS in the Kingdom is showing ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/more-800-people-test-positive-hiv-2018

Kingdom asked to up AIDS fund

Cambodia has been asked to more than double its yearly contribution toward the fight against HIV/AIDS to at least $3.2 million in each of the next three years, an official from the National AIDS Authority said yesterday. ...

Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-asked-aids-fund

HIV infection rate down but gov’t can do more: experts

The rate of HIV infection in Cambodia has decreased in the past year, according to new figures from the National AIDS Authority, but experts say further work is needed to prevent new infections and increase access to medical treatment. ...

Khuon Narim and Taylor O'Connell
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/hiv-infection-rate-down-but-govt-can-do-more-experts-101698/

Arrests of sex workers surge

Kheo Tha was driving outside Phnom Penh yesterday when she received a frantic phone call from her friend, a sex worker who works near Wat Phnom. ...

Jonathan Cox and Chea Takihiro
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/14744/arrests-of-sex--workers-surge/

HIV/AIDS funding plummets, but risks remain

Foreign funding for HIV/AIDs programs took a sharp dive last year, as a lower rate of HIV infection among the general population led donors to declare victory over the disease. But the disease remains a threat, experts say. ...

Jonathan Cox
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/14096/hiv-aids-funding-plummets--but-risks-remain/

Former National Aids authority official alleges corruption

A former official at the National Aids Authority (NAA) alleged this week that the organization falsified letters authorizing missions to three different provinces so that fraudulent expenses could be claimed. ...

Aun Pheap
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/former-national-aids-authority-official-alleges-corruption-79213/

HIV battle still flares

Despite massive reductions in HIV infection rates over the past two decades, HIV-positive Cambodians continue to face a wide array of non-medical challenges, a report released yesterday says. Written by NGOs, aid agencies and the government, the report says that vulnerable groups, including those who are ...

Amelia Woodside
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hiv-battle-still-flares

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