BMC, MDACS join hands to eliminate new HIV cases

Data gathered from the MDACS indicates a pool of 46,191 HIV-positive cases within Mumbai limits across its 14 ART centers.

Sex education in civic schools from this year

Starting this academic year,around 50 civic schools in the city will have sex education as part of their curriculum in the form of a new module called ‘Life Skills Education’.


Study monitoring nutrition in HIV+ children

A year and a half after its launch,the results of the nutrition project for HIV children at Sion’s Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital are being closely monitored for the possibility of framing a national policy for such children.

MDACS sees 20% rise in blood donors

Owing to their aggressive campaigning,the Mumbai District AIDS Control Society saw a 20 per cent rise in the number of voluntary blood donors as compared to last year.

Maternity homes have no room for HIV scheme

Five months after the Mumbai District Aids Control Society invited proposals for standardising HIV testing facilities at public and private medical centres...