Thailand battles to defeat Aids

Education and access to anti-retroviral drugs make up mainstay of Bangkok’s campaign.

Thousands of people in Thailand are thought to be living with HIV, but the country has won praise for its attempts to tackle the spread of the virus.

Education and increasing access to anti-retroviral drugs are the mainstay of the Thai campaign, while initial optimism over a supposedly “breakthrough” HIV vaccine has waned.

Al Jazeera’s Aela Callan reports from Bangkok.

Source: Al Jazeera

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