Blog by Vietnam based documentary Photographer Christian Berg

After working on a photo assignment portraying people living with HIV / AIDS in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi 2 weeks ago I more than ever believer that this is a topic not addressed enough and that one of the major problems with the issue is the strong stigmatization that they actually suffer. While I was covering the story in order to promote free treatment with ARV’s in clinics I also know that prevention is of similar importance. Have a look at this story on Reuters AlertNet to read how most prevention programs actually fail on of the most at risk groups – sex workers.

categories: Philippines, Politics

to smoke or not to smoke is one of the hard question that Philippines president-to-be Benigno S. Aquino III has to face even before officially starting his new job as we can read in New York Times.