Crisis point?

Crisis point? - Thai Day, April 6, 2006
...Inside, however, there is no notice advising that the rate of HIV infection among gay and bisexual men in Bangkok surged more than 50 percent from 2003 to last year -- to 28.3 percent. There is not a single free condom. Not one warning to practice safe-sex and no brochures explaining how to do this.
...The indifference of the Thaksin administration to HIV/AIDS issues has been compounded by the government's CEO governors' policy, which has seen national health policy shifted to the local level, Jon explains. With this decentralization, local authorities are supposed to be in charge, but no mechanisms have been put in place to ensure that they use their funding wisely...
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