Blood donations in South Sudan in critical shortage

WNN MDG Stories (WNN) Juba, SOUTH SUDAN, Africa: A small fridge in the corner of Juba teaching hospital’s laboratory is the only blood bank in South Sudan. The world’s newest country has some of the worst health statistics in the world. Health workers say a lack of blood is the main cause of mortality at […]

THAILAND: Women face society and prosecution with HIV/AIDS laws

THAILAND: Women face society and prosecution with HIV/AIDS laws

Thin Lei Win – WNN MDG Stories (WNN) BANGKOK: Punitive laws and social stigma not only prevent women living with HIV/AIDS from accessing much-needed healthcare services but lead to violence and discrimination against them, according to the head of the U.N. agency for HIV/AIDS. Such laws and fear of social ostracism further hamper efforts to […]