A team comprising members of the National Aids Control Organisation and UP AIDS Control Society on Wednesday visited affected villages in Bangarmau, the district hospital and CMO Dr S P Chaudhary’s office.
Around one in six new cases of HIV diagnosed in Europe are in people over the age of 50, health officials said on Wednesday, showing a need to raise awareness and tailor testing programmes to older generations.
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.