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Despite Gains in Treatment for HIV/AIDS, Report Finds China's Youngest Falling Though Cracks
Despite the efforts China has made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, the New-York based human rights organization Asia Catalyst released a report on Monday that thousands of HIV-positive Chinese children are not receiving the medications or care that they need, The National writes (Mooney, The National, 4/19). The report finds "gaps in the governmental treatment programme, poverty, the refusal or inability of some hospitals to offer treatment and local government inertia and even interference," according to The National (The National, 4/19).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.