BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Morning Run  >  Current Affairs  >  Conservatism vs HIV

Conservatism vs HIV

21-Dec-16 08:35

Conservatism vs HIV

Recently, the Health Ministry of Malaysia reported that the overall rate of new HIV cases in the country have decreased as of 2015. However, in conservative state Terengganu, the rate of HIV infections due to heterosexual relationship has doubled within 5 years. In contrary, there was a record decline in infection through sharing of infected needles for drug abusers.

BFM explores the correlation between conservatism, society’s awareness in practicing safe sex, and how these components affect the rate of HIV cases in Malaysia.

This is a report by Emir Zainul.


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories: 

Tags:  HIVAIDSTerengganuMalaysian AIDS CouncilSex Educationconservatism





Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

Tim Mulholland, President, TJM Limited, Chicago

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

7:45 AM

Top Story

Dr. Afzanizam Abdul Rashid, Chief Economist, Bank Muamalat (

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Hamdan Abdul Majeed, Managing Director, Think City

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

Datuk Mumtaz Ali, Chairman, Save Kuala Lumpur

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

Richard McGregor, Senior Fellow at Lowey Institute

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

[REPEAT] Tim Mulholland, President, TJM Limited, Chicago

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

Adrian Loh, Head Of Research at UOB Kay Hian Singapore

9:35 AM

What's the Focus

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Ivan Alias, Senior Vice President of Corporate Business Development, Merchantrade Asia

11:00 AM

Mattsplained

Matt Armitage, Founder, Kulturpop

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Kapil Bonde, Senior Market Evangelist, Adjust

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Hamdan Abdul Majeed, Managing Director, Think City

2:05 PM

Discovery Hour

Lingo Episode #2: Is Singlish a language? [REPEAT]; Gwee Li Sui, Poet | Gurmit Singh, Comedian

3:05 PM

Front Row

Jungle Jungle; Rahel Joseph, Gallery Director, Ilham Gallery

3:20 PM

Front Row

If There is An Afterlife, I Hope It’s Your Version Instead of Mine; Asyraf Syahir Najib, Founder, Writer & Artistic Director, EJKLS Seni | Myrra Baity, cast member

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Doctor in the House: Are There Carcinogens In Our Makeup?; Dr George Lee, Consultant Urologist | Prof Dr Cheong Sok Ching, Chief Scientific Officer, Cancer Research Malaysia

5:00 PM

Top 5 at 5

6:00 PM

Popcorn Culture - House of the Dragon S2 Pt 1, and Power Struggles

7:00 PM

BBC Programming

7:30 PM

Just For Kicks

La Roja vs The Three Lions - The Battle to Conquer Europe; Asran Rozain | Bob Holmes | Gogulan Dorairajoo

9:00 PM

A Bit of Culture

The Etiquette of Splitting A Bill; Kam Raslan | Sheryll Paul | Hafiz Noor Shams