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Some Health Workers In Asia Refusing Care For People Living With HIV, Report Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: People with HIV in Asia ejected from hospitals, women sterilized — study
“Some health workers in Asia are refusing to perform surgery and provide services for people living with HIV, and are even expelling patients from hospitals and forcing women to undergo sterilization, according to grassroots organizations. In China and Vietnam, discrimination took the form of changing the recommended option for treatment from surgery to topical or oral medication, said the four-country study supported by Asia Catalyst, which provides management training for community-based health organizations…” (Tang, 3/15).