HIV & AIDS

Research warns Indonesia gay bashing is fueling HIV epidemic

Disowned by his father and ill-equipped to deal with the stigma of HIV/AIDS, a young man who died in the central Indonesian city of Yogyakarta early this year had "effectively committed suicide" by stopping anti-viral medication, ...

Health

European rights court rejects case on terminally ill toddler

The European Court of Human Rights on Monday rejected a case from British parents who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment instead of allowing a U.K. hospital to remove him from life support.

Health

Equitable access to high-cost pharmaceuticals

Access to the best medicine has been enshrined as a human right. But many healthcare systems are already spending half of their budgets on drugs, while ageing populations in countries such as the UK are creating increased ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Papua's deadly measles outbreak shows decades of neglect: experts

Indonesia's battle to stem a deadly measles outbreak striking malnourished children in Papua is doomed to be repeated unless the government helps lift the isolated region out of grinding poverty, observers said.

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