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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar shares meal with HIV+ children

Aug 17, 2014

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar shares meal with HIV+ children

Around the time the nation debated a controversial demand for a special "bikini beach" in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was fulfilling a promise lost in the hullabaloo of the two-piece bathing accessory. #India #Health #HIV #Goa #Manohar Parrikar #Subhash Phaldessai #Nitya Seva Niketan
Court stays transfer of HIV+ BSF trooper, allows treament in Delhi

Aug 14, 2014

Court stays transfer of HIV+ BSF trooper, allows treament in Delhi

Sunil Kumar, a constable in the BSF, had come with his family to the national capital from Tripura to avail treatment for the disease but was being transferred to West Bengal by the force. #NewsTracker #HIV #Delhi High Court #AIDS #BSF #Sunil Kumar
Kenyan men fleeing their homes to avoid forced traditional circumcisions

Aug 11, 2014

Kenyan men fleeing their homes to avoid forced traditional circumcisions

Kenyan men are running away from their homes to avoid forced traditional circumcisions. #World #NewsTracker #HIV #Africa #Kenya #Nairobi #circumcision #tradition #Bukusu #Turkana #tribes
Every village in Goa has a HIV affected person, says Goa Health minister

Aug 11, 2014

Every village in Goa has a HIV affected person, says Goa Health minister

Goa does not have a single village unaffected with HIV, state Health Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Monday. #NewsTracker #HIV #Goa #Laxmikant Parsekar
Ebola explained What is the real risk of the W. African outbreak?

Aug 08, 2014

Ebola explained What is the real risk of the W. African outbreak?

In an age of air travel and worldwide trade, closed borders are simply not a sustainable solution to preventing the spread of diseases such as Ebola #ConnectTheDots #Health #HIV #Vaccine #Liberia #epidemic #polio #Sierra Leone #Virus #Guinea #West African Ebola #Smallpox

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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 low-cost 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 anti-retrovirals 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

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Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Aug 14, 2014

Robin Williams And The Devastating Diagnosis: Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's. ALS. Cancer. HIV. Ebola. Leukemia. Alzheimer's. These are just a few of the diseases that elicit enormous fear in all of us ‒ not just celebrities. As it turns out, Robin Williams was diagnosed with Parkinson's ‒ and was in the early sta...
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Aug 08, 2014

Sinosphere Blog: Li Hu, AIDS Activist, Dies in Beijing

The death on Wednesday of Li Hu, a campaigner for the rights of people with H.I.V./AIDS, has drawn together a group of people in China who struggle with widespread discrimination... #China #Beijing #China Central Television
Breakthrough in AIDS battle: How relevant for India?

Aug 07, 2014

Waiting With HIV

Inside the anonymous, alienating waiting room of a sexual health clini... #China #Beijing #China Central Television