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India among 10 nations accounting for more than 95% of new HIV infections: UN

India among 10 nations accounting for more than 95% of new HIV infections: UN

The report by the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS, 'Ending AIDS: Progress towards the 90?-90-90 targets', gives a comprehensive analysis of the 2014 targets to accelerate progress so that by 2020, 90 per cent of all HIV-infected people know their status, 90 per cent of all HIV-diagnosed people are accessing antiretroviral therapy (ART) and 90 per cent of those taking ART are virally suppressed.

Scales tip in fight against AIDS, 1 million lives lost in 2016, down 50% from 2006: UN report

Scales tip in fight against AIDS, 1 million lives lost in 2016, down 50% from 2006: UN report

The UN report released on Thursday said that the scales have tipped in the fight against AIDS, with more than half of people infected with HIV now getting treatment and AIDS-related deaths almost halving since 2005.

Over 90% people with HIV, tuberculosis have access to therapy

Over 90% people with HIV, tuberculosis have access to therapy

Over 90 per cent of people in India who are infected simultaneously with HIV and tuberculosis have access to HIV therapy, a new study released on Monday said.

Thailand becomes first Asian country to eliminate mother-child HIV transmission!

Thailand has turned around its epidemic and transformed the lives of thousands of women and children affected by HIV.

Global HIV drive hampered without drugs for ''neglected'' West and Central Africa

A global drive to help curb the HIV epidemic by 2020 will fail unless millions of people with the virus in West and Central Africa receive life-saving drugs, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Wednesday.

Talking about AIDS still taboo in Pakistan, says daily

Talking about AIDS is still taboo in Pakistan and the ban placed placed on a condom advertisement "shows also how reluctant we are to address crucial issues", said a Pakistani daily on Saturday.