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To prevent HIV infection NACO to focus on ‘vulnerable groups’

HIV prevalence was 1.6 per cent among female sex workers, 2.7 per cent among men having sex with men, 3.1 per cent among eunuchs/transgender and 6.3 per cent in IDU compared to 0.28 per cent among pregnant women attending ante natal care clinics.

Current efforts not enough to end AIDS by 2030: Lancet report

Linda-Gail Bekker, president of the International AIDS Society and lead author of the Commission’s report, told The Indian Express, that current approaches to HIV control were not adequate to contain it by 2030.

UN member states approve USD 6.69 billion for 13 peacekeeping operations in 2018-19

United Nations: Men with same-sex partners 28 times more likely to get HIV

Gay men and men who have sex with men remained most at risk of contracting HIV, along with female sex workers, drug users and transgender women, the Global Aids Update 2018 report noted.

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‘Let’s spread the word, not the disease’: Smita Thackeray’s open letter for World AIDS Day

The experts have worked hard to stop HIV from being a hopeless terminal curse to chronic manageable disease, allowing the infected to lead a healthy and full life. As for the public, awareness, timely testing and treatment are the best ways to handle infections like HIV.

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NACO delays supply of HIV kits, blood banks witness shortage

The Mumbai District Aids Control Society (MDACS) receives HIV kits from the National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) and issues 110 kits to 21 NACO supported blood banks in Mumbai every month.

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Scientists identify new, more effective way to treat HIV

Researchers from University of South Carolina (USC) in the US identified a novel human protein variant that can be targeted to prevent the human immunodeficiency virus from harming HIV-positive individuals.

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Pune: NARI to conduct survey across India to assess HIV drug resistance

In the last decade, successful implementation of the National AIDS Control Programme has contributed to a decline in the estimated adult HIV prevalence, which has dropped from 0.34 per cent in 2007 to 0.26 per cent in 2015.

Tested positive for HIV, man, two daughters commit suicide in UP

South African girl becomes third child with HIV in remission, says study

At the moment, the researchers are unable to make it clear why the trial proved to be successful for the girl but failed for 410 other children who were part of the trial.

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Amid turning tide, AIDS claimed 1 million lives in 2016: UN

Not only are new HIV infections and deaths declining, but more people than ever are on life-saving treatment, according to data published ahead of an AIDS science conference opening in Paris on Sunday.

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Kenyans are first in Africa to get generic version of latest AIDS drug that can prolong lives

Sub-Saharan Africa has been at the epicenter of the HIV epidemic for decades and home to nearly three-quarters of all people with HIV/AIDS. UNAIDS aims for 90 percent of people diagnosed with HIV to receive antiretroviral treatment by 2020.

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West Bengal: Govt to offer rice at Rs 2 per kg to sex workers, HIV patients

The state government says that approximately 1 lakh people beneficiaries will be identified from the state.

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Fashion designer Kenneth Cole named UNAIDS international goodwill ambassador

The appointment by UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe came on the eve of the U.N. General Assembly’s high-level meeting on ending AIDS on Wednesday through Friday.

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Bombay HC raps Nagpur civic body over event on ‘Hanuman Chalisa’

The NMC has been envisaging entering the Guinness World Records for health awareness via the April 7 programme.

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In Nagpur, Hanuman Chalisa reading in a bid to prevent AIDS

The BJP-ruled Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has organised a grand “Hanuman Chalisa path” programme on the day, which incidentally is World Health Day, hoping to attract over 1.5 lakh people from the city and around.

Indian-origin professor Mahua Choudhury creates ‘super condom’ to combat HIV

The ‘supercondom’ can not only prevent and combat the AIDS causing HIV virus, but also enhance sexual pleasure.