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A research fund to promote collaboration among African & Indian scientists

The Africa India Mobility Fund is a partnership between The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) and the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance, running since April 2018.  It has reopened applications to scientists from the two regions who wish to conduct visits of up to three months in either direction...............

In a first, Gilead Sciences launches ‘Asia Pacific Rainbow Grants Program’...

Grants Program invites applications from HIV-focused community-based organizations in India..................

Developed, urbanized districts have high HIV prevalence: study

A new study has found that underlying factors for the HIV epidemic also vary from region to region, and region-specific strategies may be necessary for its control.....................

“Creation of National Blood Authority can address many challenges”

In this exclusive interaction with the BioVoice, Mr Sumit Bagaria, Managing Director and CEO of Hemogenomics, Bengaluru shared details of his organization's work on preventing blood-related infections, the importance of ID-NAT testing, need for policy changes and much more......................

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...…..