Number of HIV infections in India will increase if the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) is closed and its activities merged with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), activists and experts said Monday.
Manipur AIDS Control Society (MACS) has rebutted the CAG report that was presented in Manipur legislative assembly; HIV positive cases in Manipur have increased greatly alleging the poor performance and unsatisfactory results in curbing new infections in high-risk individuals.
As per the CAG Report, in March 2007, about 25,919 HIV cases were reported. The count increased to 40,855 in March 2012, is of a great concern, over the increase which is of a serious magnitude.
With about five new HIV-positive cases detected every month in Bhutan, the country recorded 34 more HIV-positive cases between December last and June this year, taking the total number of detected cases to 380.
International AIDS Society president Francoise Barre-Sinoussi said six colleagues heading for a global conference in Melbourne were on a Malaysian plane that crashed over Ukraine, not 100 as reports suggested.
The vaccine for HIV being developed by the Norwegian vaccine company Bionor Pharma could soon be a reality as researchers have found that median HIV viral load reduction more than doubled among participants with high anti-C5/gp41732-744 antibody levels.
A new study has revealed that the overall death rate has been cut to half among the people with AIDS living in the world`s rich countries and receiving care and antiretroviral therapy (ART), compared with a decade ago.
Dashing the hopes of the scientists that doctors may have found a way to cure young children of HIV, a baby girl thought to have been cured of the dreaded virus, has now been detected with the return of the it in her blood.
A new study has found that when a novel intravaginal ring is implanted with anti-retroviral drug tablets or pods, it demonstrates sustained and controlled drug release and safety over 28 days from HIV.
After being embroiled in a row over saying that promoting condom usage is not enough to prevent AIDS, Union Health Minister tried to water down a controversy over his views on sex education expressed on his personal website on education.