Photo: Tibetan students in Dharamsala participate in a discussion on the importance of HIV prevention
“On behalf of the Department of Health, Central Tibetan Administration, I am writing to you to express serious concern about the vulnerability of HIV/AIDS among the Tibetan people… like in many conservative cultures around the world, [the Tibetan community] faces difficulties to openly discuss about this condition due to cultural stigmas and sensitivities as well [...]
On World AIDS Day this year, multiple TV networks renewed their commitment to promoting HIV education be televising the TeachAids animations. In Andhra Pradesh, MAA TV and TV7 Health Planet broadcast the Telugu TeachAids animations, featuring the voices and likenesses of renowned regional cultural icons Nagarjuna Akkineni, Anushka Shetty, Navdeep Pallapollu and Swati. As part [...]
Over the last many months, Dr. Tsering Wangchuk, a resident Medical Officer, has been conducting a number of TeachAids education sessions to promote HIV and AIDS education among thousands of Tibetan refugees. Dr. Wangchuk works intimately with the Tibetan Tsojhe Khangsar Charity Hospital, which serves as the main hospital for the largest Tibetan refugee settlement in [...]