Chinese Ministry of Health officials say 30, as of September 30, 2008, China has reported 260,000 cases of AIDS cases, of which 77,000 cases of AIDS patients; report of the death of more than 3 cases.
Xinhua Beijing on November 30 (Reporter ZHOU Ting-yu, CUI Jing) 30, the Chinese Ministry of Health informed that as of September 30, 2008, China has reported 264,302 cases of AIDS cases, of which 77,753 cases of AIDS patients; report of the death of 34,864 cases.
In the Ministry of Health, UNAIDS, and other co-hosted the 2008 World AIDS Day press conference, the Ministry of Health AIDS prevention and disease control bureau Deputy Director Wang Zhen, in January 2008 to September, China reported a total of HIV Infected patients and 44,839 cases, the report of the 6897 case of death.
Wang Zhen said that China AIDS epidemic in the overall low prevalence, and a specific group of people in some areas of high prevalence of the situation, has four main features: First, the AIDS epidemic has slowed up; Second, sexually transmitted has become the main mode of transmission; three AIDS is a disease of the large difference in the distribution of the region; four factors of the AIDS epidemic is widespread.
Wang Zhen said that in 2008, China further strengthen AIDS prevention and treatment mechanism through the implementation of policies and measures to strengthen and increase financial input to the full implementation of the "Four Frees and One Care" policy, behavior intervention to promote a broad and comprehensive preventive measures, such as, for the full containment of AIDS The spread has laid a solid foundation for prevention and treatment of positive progress has been made.
She pointed out that the next step, China will continue to increase more outbreaks, such as rural and remote areas and the floating population, young people and other key AIDS education; continue to strengthen the work of the behavioral intervention, steadily community methadone maintenance treatment and condom promotion The use of the work, increase in sex workers and MSM in the intervention group and expand the coverage of interventions to reduce new infection.
She also stressed that China will continue to fully implement the "Four Frees and One Care" policy to promote the work of the demonstration zone, to expand the effectiveness of prevention and treatment to improve the treatment of second-line drugs can be and, step by step in the expansion of the scope of the medical treatment of AIDS, rising anti-viral treatment The level and quality of service.