The case came to light after a resident of Sarojini Nagar claimed that he went to them as his son, aged one-and-a-half years, was suffering from jaundice. Despite consultations at AIIMS and spending Rs 2 lakh, the child’s health did not improve, police said.
A team of researchers led by the faculty of Centre for Management of Health Services (CMHS) at IIM-A with GSNP+, a non-profit organisation, launched the website on Tuesday to facilitate the marriage of HIV affected people across the globe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.