World AIDS Day 2018: Newly detected cases of HIV/AIDS cases decreasing in Mumbai

Mumbai and its citizens have always maintain a never say die spirit no matter how many adversities have struck this metropolis. The NGO’s, health organisations, and volunteers have always fought with resilience against this dreadful virus. Consistent efforts by Mumbai District AIDS Control Society over the last 2 decades brought about significant decline in new HIV infections in Mumbai.

World AIDS Day 2018: Newly detected cases of HIV/AIDS cases decreasing in MumbaiNewer initiatives in Mumbai ‘Know Your Status’ campaign across 140 outlets of Metropolis Healthcare Ltd (PPP) at Rs 75/- for a week from December 01, 2018. ‘Know Your Status’ campaign with flash mob at railway stations of CSMT, Dadar, Andheri, Kurla, Bandra, Borivali from Dec 03 to Dec 07, 2018. Inauguration of Link ART Centres […]

‘Send HIV patients to nearest ‘ICTC’ centre,’ AIDS control society to blood banks

Experts say there is a huge gap between the patients tested for HIV and those who return for the further treatment. So, the Mumbai District AIDS Control Society has come up with a new policy. It has asked the blood banks to send the patient to the nearest Integrated Counselling and Testing Centres (ICTC), as per the patient’s choice

‘Send HIV patients to nearest ‘ICTC’ centre,’ AIDS control society to blood banksWhen you go to a blood bank at a donate blood, the first thing the medical attendant does is to draw your blood for testing. But, few blood donors test positive for HIV and don’t turn up for the required counselling, when they are made aware of their condition. A number of times, it is […]