Published in AIDS Weekly, November 18th, 2002
Tia Phalla, secretary-general of Cambodia's National AIDS Authority, said every Cambodian, from villagers to the prime minister, had to help fight the disease.
Diseases related to AIDS, first discovered in Cambodia in 1991, have killed about 90,000 people in this country of 12.5 million. Another 160,000 people are currently believed to be infected.
"This [AIDS] is already a new killing field, a human-made disaster which is extremely difficult to tackle because the enemy is...
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