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Global Partners commit to step up the fight against AIDS, TB...

The Global Fund is seeking to raise at least US$14 billion for the next three years to help save 16 million lives, cut the mortality rate from HIV, TB and malaria in half, and build stronger health systems by 2023...……...

HIV positive patient undergoes successful bilateral total knee replacement surgery

A 61 year old, HIV positive patient that visited Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta road with a complaint of severe pain in both the knees successfully underwent a bilateral total knee replacement surgery..............

World AIDS Day: Why you should know your HIV status?

HIV testing is important to know your status, for expanding treatment and ensuring that all people with HIV can lead a healthy and productive life.....................

India registers 80% decline in HIV cases but it still affects...

As per the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), around 87.58 thousand new HIV infections and 69.11 thousand AIDS related deaths happened in 2017 while around 22,675 mothers needed Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) for prevention of...………………...

New agreements with HIV drug suppliers to save $324 million

The framework agreements, engaging 14 pharmaceutical companies, build an enlarged base of suppliers and deliver cost competitiveness and supply security, essential elements in expanding HIV treatment in the most reliable and cost-effective way...…..

Cepheid launches ‘GeneXpert Edge’ test for MTB, reveals its Make in...

Besides unveiling its newest configuration in the GeneXpert family of systems, the GeneXpert Edge, in the country, the US-based leading molecular diagnostics company, Cepheid Inc has announced its plans to establish their manufacturing footprint in India...…..

Scientists figure out why HIV-1C subtype replicates faster

Researchers have found that HIV-1C can efficiently duplicate an important region of its genome to replicate faster unlike other subtypes............

Safe Blood Transfusion: A Challenge

The challenge is not just with fragmentation or the number of blood banks, it is also with the lack of regular, repeat voluntary blood donations and screening techniques that are used to test donated blood, writes Sumit Bagaria...........

Govt launches viral load test for people living with HIV/AIDS

The initiative will provide free of cost viral load testing for 12 lakh patients on treatment in the country at least once a year................

BD appoints Pavan Mocherla as new MD for India & South...

With more than 25 years of experience across various industries, Pavan has held multiple positions and managed several projects in both emerging and developed markets...............