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
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
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?
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.
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.
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.
The primary objective of the project is to increase safe behaviour among high risk groups.
The antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhoea – now considered a superbug - was discovered in Japan two years ago.
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.
According to a new UN report, incidence of new HIV infections has fallen by half across 25 countries.
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.
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.
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.
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.