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HIV epidemic `smaller` than UN estimates: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 09:53

Anti-AIDS drugs have helped save 19 million years of human life since 1996, said an analysis Tuesday which also slashed UN estimates for HIV deaths and disease by a quarter.

Scaling up HIV therapy can end this epidemic by 2030: UNAIDS

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 20:22

The opening session of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) began here Sunday with tributes being paid to the six delegates who lost their lives aboard the Malaysian Airline flight MH17 in Ukraine.

Haven`t missed being in movies, says busy mother Aishwarya

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 16:16

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the newly appointed Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS, says motherhood has kept her extremely busy for the past year and she hasn`t had much time to miss being in movies.

New HIV cases decline by half in India: UN

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 20:44

New HIV cases among adults have declined by half in India since 2000, according to a new UN report.

34.2 mn people globally living with HIV: UN

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 20:42

Around 2.5 million people became newly infected with HIV last year, taking the total to 34.2 million people globally living with the deadly virus, a new United Nations report has said.


Last Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 14:07

There were 2.7 million new HIV infections in 2010, including an estimated 390,000 among children.

India must include gay sex: UNAIDS

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 05, 2011, 18:48

Homosexuality is not a disease and there is no place for discrimination on the basis of a person`s sexual orientation, UNAIDS emphasised.

Young women most vulnerable to HIV: UNAIDS

Last Updated: Sunday, June 05, 2011, 09:59

At least 26 percent of all new HIV infections in the world are among young women in the age group of 15-24 years, a UNAIDS report released said.

UNAIDS to Vatican: Pope`s HIV-condom view helpful

Last Updated: Saturday, May 28, 2011, 23:09

The head of the UN AIDS agency told a Vatican conference on Saturday that the pope had opened the door to greater dialogue with his groundbreaking comments on condoms and HIV.