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World AIDS Day: 1,20,000 children, adolescents aged 0-19 living with HIV in 2017 in India

Currently, 3 million persons 19 years and younger, are infected with HIV worldwide.

Dec 01, 2018, 07:17 AM IST

Hijab-clad women dance to movie song in Kerala, start heated debate on Twitter

The three women were dancing during AIDS Day celebrations to raise awareness about the life-threatening disease.

Dec 05, 2017, 12:56 PM IST

AIDS awareness leading to more people taking HIV tests: Tripura Health Minister

According to the Minister, the number of HIV positive people in Tripura has been more or less static during the past few years.

Dec 01, 2017, 19:46 PM IST

Union minister Anupriya Patel launches strategic plan, aims at eradicating HIV/AIDS by 2030

She also inaugurated the 'SAMPARK' mission aimed at tracing those who are HIV positive and are to be brought under ART services.

Dec 01, 2017, 19:40 PM IST

Challenges remain for India in the fight against AIDS. Here are some of them

World AIDS Day is on December 1.

Nov 21, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

Five facts you need to kow about HIV/AIDS

HIV infection is often diagnosed through rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), which detect the presence or absence of HIV antibodies. 

Dec 01, 2016, 10:55 AM IST

World AIDS Day: Five things you can do for people living with HIV

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support to and solidarity with the millions of people living with HIV. 

Dec 01, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

World AIDS Day: Here's how to prevent HIV infection!

Prevention is certainly better than cure. On World AIDS day, here’s taking a look at way to prevent HIV infection

Dec 01, 2016, 03:18 AM IST

HIV: WHO's new guidance on self-testing ahead of World AIDS Day

HIV self-testing means people can use oral fluid or blood-finger-pricks to discover their status in a private and convenient setting.

Nov 29, 2016, 21:22 PM IST

DNA: Today in History, December 01, 2015

Know all the historical facts happened on December 01 in this episode of DNA.

Dec 02, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

White House unveils five-year action plan on AIDS

In support of the World AIDS Day, the White House released an action plan for combating AIDS in the US over the next five years.

Dec 02, 2015, 09:54 AM IST

Show your HIV certificate: Women in this UP village ask husbands

Ram Kishore, a resident of Udaisarai village of Fatehpur district in Uttar Pradesh, who works in Mumbai and comes home once in a year during Diwali was shocked when he was asked for a HIV certificate by his wife before allowing him to share the bed. 

Dec 01, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

World AIDS Day: Where does India stand?

Today is 'World AIDS Day' and the spread of HIV Aids has become a real danger across the world. The virus launches a direct attack on your immune system and gradually weakens your natural defenses against disease and infection.

Dec 01, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

'Asia-Pacific region faces epidemic of HIV among adolescents'

The report 'Adolescents: Under the Radar in the Asia-Pacific AIDS Response', published by the Asia-Pacific Inter-Agency Task Team on Young Key Populations, which includes UNICEF and the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS warned that the AIDS epidemic cannot be ended as a public health threat by 2030 without tackling the issue of adolescents.

Dec 01, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

28th World AIDS Day: 5 lesser known facts about the disease

World AIDS Day is currently in its 28th edition. It was observed for the first time in 1988. The theme for this year is “Getting to zero; end AIDS by 2030”.

Dec 01, 2015, 09:27 AM IST

World AIDS Day: Campaign for emoji to promote safe sex

In light of this, Durex launched a worldwide campaign to call for an official safe sex emoji to be created by the company behind emojis (Unicode).

Nov 24, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

UN chief calls for joint efforts to end AIDS by 2030

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday called on world leaders to work together to end AIDS by 2030, saying the fast track approach launched last week by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS will enable the world to reach the bold goal.

Dec 02, 2014, 01:43 AM IST

New HIV cases down by 57 percent, India now aims for zero infection

The number of new HIV infections in India has come down by 57 percent and related deaths by 25 percent in the last decade with the government now working to achieve the ambitious global goals of zero new infection and death by raising awareness and boosting preventive methods.

Dec 01, 2014, 20:42 PM IST

'Bikeathon' rally marks World AIDS Day

To mark World AIDS Day on Dec 1 and create awareness about HIV-AIDS, over 200 bikers participated in a 'Bikeathon' campaign over the weekend.

Dec 01, 2014, 16:54 PM IST

'Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation'

The theme for this year's World AIDS Day celebrated every year Dec 1 is "Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-free Generation".

Dec 01, 2014, 16:48 PM IST