Will HIV-AIDS control policies help in eradicating TB?

A committee has been constituted to look into the matter. This committee has prepared an action plan to fight with the TB menace in the country. The action plan is likely to be presented before the Union Cabinet for their approval

Will HIV-AIDS control policies help in eradicating TB?The Union government is contemplating whether the methods and policies which were adopted to control the HIV-AIDS menace in India, can be adapted to control the growing threat of tuberculosis (TB). In order to curb the rising cases of tuberculosis in the country, the union government has roped in the National Aids Control Organization (NACO) […]

Believe in the power of positivity, says HIV positive activist

A Member of International Steering Committee for Prevention Access Campaign and member of the community advisory board for the Well Project.

Believe in the power of positivity, says HIV positive activistJyoti is a woman, who dons many hats. A popular blogger, a social activist, an HIV counsellor and social media and public relations head for the company, she is all of this, and more. Jyoti has overcome all the hurdles that has come her way, and that’s what makes her exemplary. Jyoti, who started her […]

AIDS research: Indian-origin couple gets prestigious award for scientific ‘breakthrough’

The couple has researched extensively to develop microbicides for HIV prevention for over 20 years. They discovered CAPRISA 004 tenofovir gel, the first drug proven to be effective in the prevention of sexually transmitted HIV infection and herpes simplex virus type 2 in women

AIDS research: Indian-origin couple gets prestigious award for scientific ‘breakthrough’A globally-acclaimed South African Indian-origin researcher couple was honoured today with a prestigious award for their exceptional contributions in the field of HIV/AIDS. Professors Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim received the award from the Institute for Human Virology (IHV) in Baltimore in the US. The award was presented to them by Robert Gallo, […]

Health Ministry launches Test and Treat Policy for HIV-AIDS

At the launch on Thursday, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, JP Nadda said anybody tested positive for HIV-AIDS will get antiretroviral therapy (ART) irrespective of CD count or clinical stage

Health Ministry launches Test and Treat Policy for HIV-AIDSIn a step that is hailed as positive for India, the Union government has launched a ‘Test and Treat Policy for HIV-AIDS’ patients. This is a first-of-its-kind policy for HIV patients introduced by the Union government. At the launch on Thursday, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, JP Nadda said anybody tested positive for […]