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Government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program

Dec 02, 2015

Government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program

India's federal government said it will restore funding to the country's HIV-AIDS program months after it cut its contribution and asked regional governments to fill in the gaps. #India #NewsTracker #funds #HIV #AIDS #Funding #govt #HIV Aids #programme
Untraceable after nine attacks, 'syringe-psycho' spreads terror in streets of Andhra Pradesh town

Aug 31, 2015

Untraceable after nine attacks, 'syringe-psycho' spreads terror in streets of Andhra Pradesh town

Why exactly would a man ride around on a bike pricking women with injections? That is the question being asked in AP, as police look for an unidentified syringe-wielding man who is said to have assaulted at least nine women. #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #BeatThis #Crimes against women #HIV Aids #syringe attack
Alcohol consumption has increased in India in the last decade

May 12, 2014

Alcohol consumption has increased in India in the last decade

Consumption of liquor in India has increased during the past decade as 32 per cent men and 10.6 per cent females above 15 years of age were found to be drinking alcohol. #HIV/AIDS #Alcohol #WHO study #alcohol consumption #drinking habit
Amid Telangana din, bill to protect HIV patients tabled in RS

Feb 11, 2014

Amid Telangana din, bill to protect HIV patients tabled in RS

A bill aiming to protect people with HIV/AIDS against discrimination was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The HIV/AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill 2014 was introduced in the upper house amid din. #NewsTracker #HIV #AIDS #Bill to protect HIV/AIDS patients
Obama reserves $100 million for HIV research

Dec 03, 2013

Obama reserves $100 million for HIV research

President Barack Obama announced Monday the US will shift $100 million into research efforts in the next three years aimed at curing HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #HIV research #HIV Aids
AIDS-related deaths have reduced dramatically: UN

Sep 23, 2013

AIDS-related deaths have reduced dramatically: UN

The global rate of HIV infection and the number of AIDS-related deaths have been dramatically reduced, thanks to expanding access to treatment, the United Nations said in a report issued on Monday. #NewsTracker #HIV/AIDS #HIV infection #AIDS deaths
Gujarat HC bans disclosure of HIV/AIDS patients' identity

Aug 23, 2013

Gujarat HC bans disclosure of HIV/AIDS patients' identity

Gujarat High Court on Friday asked the state government to ensure that identity of HIV/AIDS patients who are treated at the government hospitals is not disclosed. #discrimination #HIV/AIDS in India
Govt approves for Rs2,550 cr HIV/AIDS control project

May 23, 2013

Govt approves for Rs2,550 cr HIV/AIDS control project

The primary objective of the project is to increase safe behaviour among high risk groups. #World Bank #HIV/AIDS #PolicyWatch #CCEA
Antibiotic resistant strain of gonorrhoea could be more deadly than AIDS

May 07, 2013

Antibiotic resistant strain of gonorrhoea could be more deadly than AIDS

The antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhoea – now considered a superbug - was discovered in Japan two years ago. #NewsTracker #HIV/AIDS #HIV #Sexually transmitted disease #Superbug
Now, DVD scanners to help test HIV faster

Apr 30, 2013

Now, DVD scanners to help test HIV faster

Researchers have developed a novel technique for cheap, quick and on-the-spot HIV testing using DVD scanners. #ThisisNext #Health #HIV/AIDS #DVD scanner