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Govt’s enhanced outreach program on HIV/AIDS prevention

In order to widen the outreach on HIV-AIDS, the National AIDS Control Organisation, under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and Department of Social Justice and Empowerment under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment have signed a Memorandum of Understanding..................

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.....................

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...………………...

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................

Metropolis Healthcare & NACO come together under PPP for HIV Viral...

Through this game-changing initiative by the government, NACO and Metropolis will together impact lives of lakhs of patients. All tests to be conducted at the Metropolis Global Reference Laboratory located in Kurla, Mumbai and other Metropolis Labs............

India accelerates efforts to eradicate AIDS epidemic by 2030

The union health ministry has launched the National Strategic Plan (2017-24) and Mission “SAMPARK” to cover the people that have been left out during earlier campaigns..........

Experts deliberate over all time relevance of an HIV-AIDS vaccine

While the India’s HIV epidemic is slowing down with a 32 percent decline in new infections during 2015, experts feel that the development of vaccine is still very important............

Cabinet approves amendments to the HIV-AIDS bill

The Bill seeks to prevent and control the spread of HIV and AIDS, prohibits discrimination against persons with HIV and AIDS....

Civil Society Conclave highlights the need to combat TB

CSOs to play a strong role to reach vulnerable and high-risk Tuberculosis populations in the country besides..