Li Hu

 

 

 

Age: 40

 

Summary: Chinese AIDS activist who had drew national attention in China for his advocacy for people with HIV/AIDS, including a sympathetic program on the state broadcaster CCTV and reportedly a telephone call from China's former vice premier Li Keqiang to the Ministry of Health with instructions not to refuse treatment to people with HIV in a country where people and public institutions commonly ignore the issue or discriminate outright.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from AIDS

 

Born: August 5, 1974

 

Died: August 6, 2014

 

Location: Beijing, China