Gates Charity’s Focus on HIV in China Could Face Hurdles – Kristi Heim

As the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation prepares to launch HIV prevention work in China, the Seattle Times reports on potential difficulties for the group:

The Gates Foundation could face major challenges in a country where many non-governmental organizations are mistrusted, and the country’s top AIDS activists are routinely put under house arrest…

So far the foundation has been keeping a low profile. The new office in Beijing has no sign on its door, and the foundation is providing few details about its plans there. [Full text]

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