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#WorldAIDSDay: HIV patients to soon receive a new regimen of medicines at ART centres

World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first-ever global health day. Dr […]

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Ahead of World AIDS Day, Mumbai AIDS Control Society launches ‘Jindagi’ app for patients

The apps named ‘Jindagi’ and ‘Samvaad’ were launched by Kishori Pednekar who was recently named as Mumbai’s new mayor. The Jindagi app is aimed at helping HIV patients, while Samvaad is targeted towards HIV counsellors. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Shrikala Acharya, additional project director of (MDACS), informed, “The Jindagi app will help […]

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

The 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 […]

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

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

Newer 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 […]

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Online prostitution: A big challenge for health officials

Online prostitution: A big challenge for health officials

In 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, […]

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