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Hao si bu ru lai huo zhuo = To live is better than to die

Author: Weijun Chen; Lixin Fan; Filmakers Library, inc.
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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"This is a heartbreaking story from Wenlou, a small village in central China, where 60% of the villagers are infected with HIV. There are at least 250,000 people in seven provinces in central China who were infected as a result of a blood donor program in the early nineties. Impoverished peasants sold their blood to clinics that used unsanitary gathering methods"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Videocassettes
Chinese language films
English language films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Weijun Chen; Lixin Fan; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 54313441
Notes: Subtitle on container: AIDS in China.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: To live is better than to die
Responsibility: filmed & directed by Weijun Chen.

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"This is a heartbreaking story from Wenlou, a small village in central China, where 60% of the villagers are infected with HIV. There are at least 250,000 people in seven provinces in central China who were infected as a result of a blood donor program in the early nineties. Impoverished peasants sold their blood to clinics that used unsanitary gathering methods"--Container.

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To Live is Better Than to Die

(EMRO user published 2004-05-28 ) Very Good Permalink
According to Ma Shengyi, a farmer from Wenlou village in central China, there are too many of the following in his village:

  • Too many people still selling blood
  • Too many people who have contracted HIV/AIDS from selling blood
  • Too many widows and widowers who can’t afford to send their...
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