An ecumencial delegation from Canada visited a centre run by the Amity Foundation in southwest China which provides support for drug addicts and HIV-AIDS patients. In this and its other work, Amity has filled a huge void of social services.
The Advent 1996 issue of the International Anglican Family Network "tells of just a few of the projects, linked with churches, which are trying to alleviate the suffering and halt the spread of the disease. In this terrible situation there are signs of hope." Article includes reports from 12 different countries.