Thailand- Center provides health care for HIV-AIDS patients in Rayong
Rayong, Thailand 17.11.2020
The Camillian Social Center, in Rayong, 200 kilometers south of Bangkok, on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, provides health care for HIV-AIDS patients. The center has assisted since its establishment in1996 around 2000 person including 200 children. Currently, it includes 75 adults and 44 children; all were abandoned due to the disease. Among the patents is Jürgen Francis, former professional footballer, a 62-year-old, he was rescued by the center of the Camillian and now left to help the other sick ones. The problem of HIV-AIDS is still very serious in Thailand as there are about 420,000 HIV-positive people still alive, many of them are located right in the area, near Pattaya. The director of the Center assured that the center is established to help patients acquiring the skills to protect themselves from this disease and live with it in joy and harmony as some of them feel rejected by their families and society.