Protect human rights to combat AIDS, say sex workers

Calling for expeditious passage of the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Bill, sex workers and third gender members in West Bengal Monday said that without adequate attention to protection of human rights, the aim for zero new HIV infections, discrimination and AIDS-related deaths will remain a distant dream.

Kerala technopark to 'go red' on World AIDS Day

Technopark, one of the largest IT Parks in the country, will put its might behind global efforts to fight HIV/AIDS with a series of programmes on World AIDS Day (Dec 1) to spread awareness and hope.

World Vision wants medicine access for HIV people

Ahead of the World Aids Day, World Vision India, a charitable organisation, today called for urgent intervention to ensure that people living with HIV and AIDS get life-saving antiretroviral Therapy drugs (ART) in India.

Harsh laws stifling India's HIV response: Experts

There is increasing evidence to prove that harsh laws and policies against drug use in India stifle the country's HIV response, experts said Tuesday.

HIV/AIDS cases on the rise in Arunachal

HIV/AIDS cases have been steadily going up in Arunachal Pradesh over the past five years, with 223 cases being recorded till last March.

Alicia Keys pushes for HIV-AIDS awareness with new project

Alicia Keys is pushing HIV-AIDS awareness into the limelight with her new project called Empowered.

Row over revealing identity of HIV carriers

Officials in Odisha`s Kendrapara district find themselves in a sticky wicket for revealing the identity of HIV-AIDS carriers.

HIV infections in India drop by 57 percent: UN report

The rate of new HIV infections in India has dropped by an encouraging 57 per cent over the last decade thanks to increased domestic spending towards the AIDS response.

Why HIV cure remains elusive

A new study has shed light on why the researchers have failed to develop a cure and new treatments for HIV.

FIFA uses World Cup to tackle HIV/AIDS

On a brand-new soccer field in South Africa’s second-largest township, teenage boys and girls kick balls and run round hurdles in games soccer authorities hope will help them avoid the scourge of AIDS.

FIFA uses World Cup to tackle HIV/AIDS

On a brand-new soccer field in South Africa’s second-largest township, teenage boys and girls kick balls and run round hurdles in games soccer authorities hope will help them avoid the scourge of AIDS.