Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Kazakhstan: HIV infection rates rising in Kazakhstan

While progress has been made in fighting the HIV virus since its discovery 30 years ago, in Kazakhstan infection rates continue to rise. In the former Soviet Union, research suggests that HIV/AIDS among gay men is far higher than what official government statistics suggest. Special state-funded outreach programmes for gay men are also rare. Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier- Walker reports from Almaty.