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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Goa AIDS patients to be spared travel to Mumbai for treatment
The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) has now decided to constitute a panel of experts for s...
Retd woman IAS officer, others get 3 years SI
A retired woman IAS officer and three others have been sentenced to three years simple imprisonment ...
Bhutto`s ancestral land seeing worrying rise in AIDS cases
Larkana, the ancestral home of the Bhutto family in rural Sindh has become one of Pakistan`s biggest...
169 HIV-positive prisoners in Chhatisgarh jails
169 prisoners in Chhattisgarh were found to be HIV-positive in the last two years and three of them ...
Rajasthan: Wife, kids of HIV+ve man ostracised
A family of five has been socially ostracised in a Rajasthan village after the identity of an HIV-in...
Children join Delhi Half Marathon for a cause
A group of 150 children -- some of whom toiled in difficult labour conditions till recently and some...
US pledges more aid to Syrian Opposition
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced late Friday the US government will provide millions ...
Hillary seen doodling on her UN speech notes
Hillary delivered a speech on the Middle East, but her piece of white paper was festooned with a sta...
Red Ribbon Express arrives in Bihar
The `Red Ribbon Express` train, creating awareness about HIV/AIDs patients on Thursday arrived at Th...
Do tigers have AIDS? Govt says `no`
Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010.
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French President vows crackdown on anti-Semitism
French President Francois Hollande led ceremonies, marking the 70th anniversary of the largest round...
Denied visa by US, sex workers to hold conference in Kolkata
Slated to be held between July 22 and July 27 in Washington DC, the conference is an annual congrega...
Pakistan: 88 Afghan refugees found with AIDS
Sources said Islamabad and Kabul have planned out a joint strategy to detect and prevent AIDS among ...
Zimbabwe lawmakers undergo HIV tests
Dozens of lawmakers in Zimbabwe have undergone HIV tests at Parliament at a new anti-Aids campaign i...
Young South African girls forced to marry HIV+ men
Young girls are being forced to “marry” older HIV-positive men because of the myth that having sex w...
Zimbabwean MPs to be circumcised
The idea of a mass circumcision of MPs was first floated by the MDC Deputy PM Thokozani Khupe, who c...
‘Women must bathe less, shave heads to avoid AIDS’
A Zimbabwean politician has asserted that women should be compelled to bathe less and shave off thei...
AIDS claimed 175 lives in one year in Punjab
A total of 175 people have succumbed to the dreaded AIDS in Punjab during the year 2011-2012.
Chinese hotels asked to avail condoms to cap HIV
China ordered its hotels and other public places to make available condoms to check growing number ...
1039 HIV positive people in Kishanganj district
Altogether 1,039 people been detected as HIV positive in Kishanganj district.
High risk category still a major AIDS concern
India claims to have reduced the death toll rate because of AIDS among ordinary civilians.
Maha couple brings hope to orphaned HIV children
A charitable trust run by a couple in Beed district of Maharashtra,on Thursday became home to more t...
Pass HIV/AIDS bill in Winter session: NGOs to govt
Expressing disappointment over the "apathy" shown towards HIV-infected people, activists on Wednes...
Asian lizard at risk over claims it can cure AIDS
The Tokay geckos have long been used as traditional medicine for illnesses such as diabetes, asthma...
Pakistan has high HIV prevalence rate in Asia
According to UNAIDS, HIV prevalence in Pakistan nearly doubled from 11 percent in 2005 to 21 percen...
HIV/AIDS bill still pending: Azad
The HIV/AIDS bill, which aims to protect the rights of people living with the dreaded disease, is ye...
Suspension of military aid to Pak to continue: US
The relationship with Pakistan is not an easy one but an extremely important one.
US AIDS cases stable at 50,000 per year
The number of new AIDS cases in the US remained stable at about 50,000 per year between 2006 and 200...
TB a major cause of death amongst HIV patients
Nearly 60 percent HIV infected people die of complications due to TB infection.
13 million South Africans test for HIV
More than 13 million people have tested for HIV in South Africa since the launch of counseling facil...
Running short, HP borrows condoms from Punjab
For six months, Himachal Pradesh has had no condom in its stocks meant for free distribution among A...
More AIDS patients may get cheaper drugs
Gilead Sciences Inc. has agreed to allow four of its AIDS drugs to be made by generic drug companies...
WHO lauds India`s effort to combat HIV in Africa
While all the MNCs declined to supply HIV vaccine at cheaper rates Serum Institute of India did so f...
Millions will die if India stops AIDS drugs: UN
The EU-India trade deal includes measures that could delay or restrict competition from generic medi...
PM calls for formulating "HIV-sensitive" policies
Terming AIDS as the biggest health challenge confronting humanity, PM Manmohan Singh Monday asked m...
MSM is unnatural: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Men having sex with men (MSM) is not only a "disease" but also "unnatural", Health Minister Ghulam N...
Don`t neglect people with HIV: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday asked ministries to make various welfare schemes more access...
MNERGA and AIDS programme should be linked: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said ministries should make "HIV sensitive" policies and pro...
Monkeys SIV-survival secrets may harbour AIDS cure
They found sooty mangabeys’s immune cells resist infection by closing the gates that SIV and HIV use...
`AIDS drugs can cause premature ageing`
The study found that the drugs damage DNA in patient`s mitochondria-the batteries which power their ...
UN AIDS summit overcomes condom resistance
The global need for condoms to combat HIV and for family planning has shot up from an estimated 13 b...
First Ladies join forces at UN to fight HIV among children
Around 1,000 babies get infected with HIV each day, 90 per cent of whom are in countries in sub-Saha...
UN summit agrees on AIDS universal treatment
A UN summit on AIDS has agreed to set a target of getting treatment for 15 million sufferers by 2015...
UN chief calls for global action to end AIDS
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for global action Wednesday to put an end to AIDS by 2020 and r...
Azad leading Indian delegation to UN meet on AIDS
The meeting, which will conclude on June 10, is aimed at taking stock of the progress and challenges...
UN passes resolution on HIV awareness in peacekeeping
The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to underline the importance of includin...
7,000 people a day still catching AIDS: UN
About half of the 34 million people with HIV do not know they have it.
Drastic drop in AIDS cases in India
In India, the rate of new HIV infections fell by more than 50 percent.
India among countries with highest HIV adolescents
India has been ranked tenth in the list of countries most affected with HIV in 2009.
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