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India to contribute $22 million to Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria

India has had a sustained partnership with the Global Fund since 2002 both as a recipient and as a donor. So far, India has received $2.0 billion from the Global Fund for attaining targets related to HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria reduction.

India pivotal to global fightback against AIDS, says chief of vaccine initiative

A nonprofit scientific research organisation seeking to address urgent, unmet global health challenges — including HIV and tuberculosis — IAVI has several technology and innovation partnerships with the Department of Biotechnology.

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Sangrur village reports 8 HIV cases, govt steps up drive against drug addicts exchanging needles

Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said, “We are organising seminars at tehsil level as prevention is better than cure.” Last year, Punjab had briefly ordered a ban on syringes without prescription. But the order was immediately revoked amid criticism from all quarters.

Punjab: After drugs, AIDS scare; In 5 years, 34 per cent rise

The increase has been continuous with 5543 cases detected in 2015-16, followed by 5987 case in 2016-17. In 2017-18, the figure stood at 6730. These numbers of HIV patients are as per Punjab State AIDS Control Society.

HIV cases decline by 16 per cent since 2010: UNAIDS

The report also revealed that AIDS-related deaths continued to decline as access to treatment continues to expand and more progress is made in improving the delivery of HIV/tuberculosis services.

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion

Leslie spoke about his work as a curator, and what has changed culturally over the past 50 years.

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Half of HIV patients are women but most research subjects are men: Study

Sex differences are likely to be germane to trials of potential cures, most of which are exploring ways to energize the immune system to kill HIV.

Trump plans to end the AIDS epidemic. In places like Mississippi, obstacles are everywhere

Reaching those goals will take a huge amount of money — far more than the $291 million Trump requested in his 2020 budget proposal. Moreover, it will require courageous political leadership, not just from the White House, but from every statehouse and city hall in the nation.

State AIDS Control society data: 638 tested HIV positive, 11 per cent from Chandigarh

From 2014 the numbers of HIV positive cases have consistently dropped. As in 2015-16 only 0.98 percent of those who got their test done were tested positive.

World Aids day: ‘11.81 lakh living with HIV on anti-retroviral treatment’

Despite tremendous progress, the AIDS epidemic is not yet over

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World Aids Day: Live inspired — Celebs living with HIV and AIDS

Because of the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, a lot of people who have tested positive either turn recluse or the society ostracises them. People think their lives are over and even suffer from depression, mostly because of the lack of support and love from the society. But over time, many celebrities and well-known personalities have come out in the open to share their stories, and inspire people meanwhile. On the occasion of World AIDS Day, here are 10 of them and their life stories of courage.

World AIDS Day: The battle against the pandemic still on

The AIDS pandemic began more than 30 years ago and has killed up to 40 million people worldwide. On World AIDS Day, here's showcasing some inspiring pictures from across the globe that fill us with hope.

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Meet the KGB spies who invented fake news

The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.

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