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World AIDS Day: Beyond condoms, India must protect generic drug industry
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World AIDS Day: Beyond condoms, India must protect generic drug industry

India's war against HIV/AIDS shouldn't be limited to just awareness, but also with big pharma companies trying to overtake its generic drug industry, which is the only source of inexpensive medicine against the dreaded virus and diseases caused by it

World AIDS Day: Faulty blood transfusions behind 14,774 HIV cases in India
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World AIDS Day: Faulty blood transfusions behind 14,774 HIV cases in India

Over the last seven years, 14,474 cases of HIV through blood transfusion have been reported in India even as the state governments and the central health ministry deny the crisis or are clueless

Here's why contraceptive use across India has declined despite high awareness
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Here's why contraceptive use across India has declined despite high awareness

According to data from the latest National Family Health Survey, there has been six percent drop in the use of contraceptive in India. This drop comes even as awareness about contraceptives has grown. So, what can we learn about contraceptive use across India, and what might be behind this mismatch between theory and practice?

Nadda says India supplies 80% drugs to combat AIDS globally
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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.

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

Alcohol consumption has increased in India in the last decade
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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.

AIDS-related deaths have reduced dramatically: UN
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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.

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

Antibiotic resistant strain of gonorrhoea could be more deadly than AIDS
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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.

Now, DVD scanners to help test HIV faster
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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.

Now, DVD scanners to help test HIV faster
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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.

Will synchrotron light make the world HIV/AIDS free?
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Will synchrotron light make the world HIV/AIDS free?

A synchrotron light source produces very intense pulses of light/X-rays, permitting detailed studies of objects from human cells, through viruses down to atoms.

Increased domestic spending helps drop HIV rate in India
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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.

Eradicating AIDS in sight: United Nations report
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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.

Not enough focus on pregnant women: AIDS experts
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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.

Rs 250 crore HIV, AIDS rehab centre for children in Karnataka
India

Rs 250 crore HIV, AIDS rehab centre for children in Karnataka

Karnataka government will set up a rehabilitation centre on a 250-acre plot near the district headquarters town of Belgaum for HIV-AIDS affected children.

Bill Gates' India AIDS campaign ends in 2013, will it be missed?
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Bill Gates' India AIDS campaign ends in 2013, will it be missed?

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced that it will stick to its deadline to stopping funding its AIDS programme Avahan by next year and has set a date of June 2013.

One good brothel: Oasis or mirage?
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One good brothel: Oasis or mirage?

Sathya Saran visits a model brothel in Budhwarpeth where young girls like Shalini speak of a happy life freely chosen and led under the active care of local NGOs. But the sex trade offers few guarantees.

NGOs to churches: All vow to beat HIV/AIDS in this Manipur district
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NGOs to churches: All vow to beat HIV/AIDS in this Manipur district

A NGO called SHALOM is fighting to keep Manipur's Churachandpur district away from drugs and HIV/AIDS. It has tasted success but a long war awaits.

World Aids Day: 'We fight for benefits but forget the issue'
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World Aids Day: 'We fight for benefits but forget the issue'

Jahnabi Goswami is a stubborn fighter. Doctors gave her three months to live. But this HIV+ lady is enjoying her 18th year and passing on the hope.