Free Press Journal
  • Government implements HIV and AIDS Act 2017

    New Delhi: A crucial legislation for ensuring equal rights to persons affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and jobs has come into force. The Ministry of Health has announced implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act through a gazette notification issued on Monday.

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    Maharashtra government ropes in NACO to draw up TB eradication policy

    Mumbai: To curb the rising cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the country, the Union government has roped in the National Aids Control Organization (NACO) to formulate a policy. A senior official said a joint committee has been formed with experts from the TB and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Control programme to map out a solution to eradicate TB by 2025.

  • Indore: Need to spread awareness about HIV among homosexuals

    Indore: With homosexuality on a rise, there is a need to spread safety awareness among men practicing it so as to contain spread of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), said a city based physiologist here on Thursday.

  • 40-yr-old who raped daughters had AIDS

    Mumbai :  In a horrific case of a 40-year-old father raping his two daughters, the Charkop police have revealed that the accused is suffering from Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The police came to know about it when they took the accused to the hospital for a medical check-up.