World AIDS Day: 497,000 people affected by HIV/AIDS in China

The number of HIV/AIDS cases in China had touched 497,000 by the end of October, with 154,000 deaths, the latest official figures said, according to reports Sunday.

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.

HIV positive SSB jawan commits suicide

A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawan allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself in Champawat district as he was apparently depressed over being HIV positive, police said.

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.

New book reveals McQueen admitted being HIV positive before suicide


New York: An American journalist has revealed in her new book that Alexander McQueen admitted about being HIV positive before committing suicide.

Athens mayoral candidate says he is HIV positive

One of Greece`s best-known proponents of gay rights, who is running for mayor of Athens, on Sunday said he is HIV positive in a taboo-breaking move.

Don`t deny claims of HIV infected policy holders: IRDA

Insurance sector regulator IRDA has asked life insurers not to reject any claim of those HIV infected persons who were HIV negative at the time of commencement of policy.

City lab to pay Rs 2.05 lakh for wrongly diagnosing youth as HIV+

A city-based diagnostic clinic has been ordered by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 2.05 lakh as damages to a 25-year-old youth for wrongly diagnosing him as HIV positive and depriving him of an employment opportunity abroad.

Tihar Jail officer ensures security to tortured woman inmate

The Tihar Jail Superintendent told a Delhi court that a woman undertrial has been shifted to another cell to ensure her security.

70,000 newborns in Nigeria are HIV positive

About 70,000 newborns in Nigeria are HIV positive, a top government official of the West African nation has revealed.

Hostel for orphaned HIV positive children in Koraput

To provide shelter and medical attention to orphaned HIV positive children, the administration is ready to set up a 50-bed hostel at Koraput.

Unique match-making event on Sunday

22-year-old orphan and HIV positive Hina, but now she is all set to start a new innings by tying the knot with a boy also afflicted with AIDS.

Young women most vulnerable to HIV: UNAIDS

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.

HIV positive sex worker granted bail by apex court

An HIV positive sex worker, sentenced to seven years imprisonment for running a brothel in Pune and procuring girls for prostitution, has been granted bail by the Supreme Court on humanitarian ground.

169 children detected HIV positive in 8 months

As many as 169 children
below the age of 14 have been detected as HIV positive in a
span of eight months in Orissa, state Health and Family
Welfare Minister Prasanna Acharya said.

SC caution to Govt on treating HIV +ve persons

Govt should`nt abdicate its constitutional duty of providing treatment to HIV +ve patients: SC

SC caution to Govt on treating HIV +ve persons

Govt should`nt abdicate its constitutional duty of providing treatment to HIV +ve patients: SC

2 porn companies ‘halt production after star tests HIV positive’

Two California-based porn companies have reportedly suspended the productions of their films after a porn star tested positive for HIV.

The price one pays for being HIV positive: The Hindu

A kattai panchayat in Sesurajapuram village in Krishnagiri district assumed “extra constitutional powers” and fined a woman recently. Her supposed sin: she is HIV infected.