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Nadda says India supplies 80% drugs to combat AIDS globally

Jun 09, 2016

Nadda says India supplies 80% drugs to combat AIDS globally

The UN General Assembly adopted a new political declaration that emphasised on the critical importance of affordable medicines to combat the scourge of HIV/AIDS. #NewsTracker #HIV/AIDS #UN General Assembly #JP Nadda #TRIPS #antiretroviral therapy
Thailand becomes first Asian nation to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Jun 08, 2016

Thailand becomes first Asian nation to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV

It's a major turnaround for Thailand. The country went from 100,000 HIV cases in 1990 to over a million in 3 years, fuelled in part by its huge sex trade. #NewsTracker #HIV/AIDS #HIV #World Health Organization #WHO #HIV/ AIDS in Thailand #mother-to-child transmission of HIV
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
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
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
Increased domestic spending helps drop HIV rate in India

Nov 21, 2012

Increased domestic spending helps drop HIV rate in India

According to a new UN report, incidence of new HIV infections has fallen by half across 25 countries. #United Nations #NewsTracker #HIV/AIDS
Eradicating AIDS in sight: United Nations report

Nov 20, 2012

Eradicating AIDS in sight: United Nations report

An aim to eventually end the worldwide AIDS epidemic is not "merely visionary" but "entirely feasible", the report said. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Health #HIV/AIDS
Not enough focus on pregnant women: AIDS experts

Jul 26, 2012

Not enough focus on pregnant women: AIDS experts

The AIDS epidemic increasingly is a female one, and women are making the case at the world's largest AIDS meeting that curbing it will require focusing on poverty and violence, not just pregnancy and pills. #NewsTracker #HIV/AIDS #AIDS Conference