Viral load of 37% patients HIV/AIDS-affected patients in Mumbai witnesses a sharp decline

This feat has been achieved due to the on-going counselling drive carried out by the Mumbai District AIDS Control Society. Out of 37,681 HIV-AIDS patients who registered, viral load in 2,426 patients was very high

Viral load of 37% patients HIV/AIDS-affected patients in Mumbai witnesses a sharp declineThe viral load (HIV virus in the body) of 37% HIV/AIDS patients in Mumbai has witnessed a sharp decline. Around 1,170 patients those who are suffering from HIV/AIDS had participated in the counselling drive. 37% of the patients have witnessed a sharp decline in the viral load Due to the ceaseless and persistent efforts of […]

World AIDS Day: Get tested for HIV at railway stations in Mumbai

World AIDS Day is just around the corner. The observance of this day on December 01 is an important reminder that there is still a lot which has to be done in India, for tackling the dreadful spectre of HIV-AIDS. This year’s theme for World AIDS Day, which will be marking its 30th anniversary on December 01, will be ‘Know your status’

World AIDS Day: Get tested for HIV at railway stations in MumbaiKeeping this in mind, the Mumbai District AIDS Control Society (MDACS), has decided to start a three day programme in order to help people become aware about their HIV status. This will help them know whether they have infected by the deadly virus or not. This is important as many a times, people avoid getting […]

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 […]

Online prostitution: A big challenge for health officials

Online prostitution is increasing at a rapid rate. How to gather the information and provide health services to women involved in online prostitution has become a growing matter of concern for Mumbai District AIDS Control Society (MDACS)

Online prostitution: A big challenge for health officialsIn Mumbai, there are 14,000 thousand prostitutes, whose health is regularly monitored. But, increasing day-to-day online prostitution has raised the health concerns and which is giving a tough time to the health officials. As, the health officials are unable to trace these women and provide them the required healthcare services. While talking about sex workers, […]