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Women rights group protest move to 'legalise' prostitution

May 26, 2015

Women rights group protest move to 'legalise' prostitution

Women rights groups from across the country on Tuesday joined hands to oppose tooth and nail any move to 'legalise' prostitution. #India #United Nations #Prostitution #AIDWA #National Women's Commission #UN AIDS
Hunt for AIDS cure accelerates as GSK and US experts link up

May 11, 2015

Hunt for AIDS cure accelerates as GSK and US experts link up

Britain's GlaxoSmithKline , which decided last week to retain rather than float off its HIV drugs business, is to collaborate with U.S. scientists in developing a cure for AIDS. #US #NewsTracker #HIV #Drugs #AIDS #Britain #gsk #cure
UN aid worker suspended for leaking report on child abuse

Apr 30, 2015

UN aid worker suspended for leaking report on child abuse

A United Nations aid worker has been suspended after being found leaking a confidential report on child abuse, according to a statement released by the secretary general's spokesman on Wednesday. #United Nations #France #NewsTracker #UN #Child Abuse #UN aid worker #French soldiers
Nepal Earthquake: Relief teams face five-day trek to deliver quake aid worst-hit rural areas

Apr 30, 2015

Nepal Earthquake: Relief teams face five-day trek to deliver quake aid worst-hit rural areas

coordinators warned on Thursday that it might take a five-day trek to deliver relief supplies to some of the worst-hit rural areas. #World #NewsTracker #Nepal #earthquake #News #tremors #Relief #quake aid
'We've been given no food by govt after earthquake': Angry villagers of Nepal block roads

Apr 30, 2015

'We've been given no food by govt after earthquake': Angry villagers of Nepal block roads

Nepali villagers blocked trucks carrying supplies for earthquake victims on Wednesday, demanding the government do more to help after last week's disaster left more than 5,200 people dead and tens of thousands homeless and short of food and water. #World #NewsTracker #Nepal #earthquake #medical aid #Nepal earthquake #Relief and rescue work #Neoal Government

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India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

Jul 12, 2011

India, US firms join hands to make HIV war affordable

A big US pharma company has finally taken proactive measures (learning from history no doubt) to license innovative drugs to lowcost drug makers in India so that they reach the people who need them the most. #Ranbaxy Laboratories #GeekSpeak #HIV/AIDS #Antiretroviral drug #Gilead Sciences
Breakthrough in AIDS battle How relevant for India?

May 16, 2011

Breakthrough in AIDS battle How relevant for India?

The new study on HIV/AIDS, which said treating infected people with antiretrovirals early on could stop infection transmission, sounds promising. However, early detection and the course of medication are still huge challenges. #HIV/AIDS #Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals #Duesberg hypothesis #HIV