Published in AIDS Weekly, July 3rd, 1995
Thailand is second only to India in Asia in terms of the number of carriers of HIV. The latest official statistics estimate that Thailand now has 700,000 people who are HIV positive while 24,000 have AIDS.
But since a grenade was lobbed during May 1995 into an AIDS counselling center in the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, health activists have been worried that any gains they have made toward more understanding about the illness are in danger of being eroded.
A major international conference sanctioned by the International AIDS Society is set for...
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