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    Government implements HIV/ AIDS Act 2017: Here are 6 things you should know

    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 witnesses 24 percent rise in HIV deaths, reveals health ministry data

    Mumbai: According to data from the central health ministry, the number of deaths due to Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Maharashtra has risen by 24 per cent, from 8,247 in 2016-17 to 10,061 in 2017-18, while the country has witnessed a four per cent rise in the number of such deaths. The data also reveals that in the same period, the fund allocation has also witnessed a drop, affecting outreach programmes, which

  • China approves first home made anti-HIV drug

    Beijing: China has approved the first domestically developed, long-acting injectable HIV drug Albuvirtide which could be a boon to tens of thousands of HIV/AIDS patients in the country, the official media reported. The drug, approved by the China Food and Drug Administration, can block the fusion of the virus and host cell membranes, interrupting the HIV life cycle in its earliest stage, state-run Global Times quoted a report from Science and Technology Daily.

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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.

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    Crisis sparked by sex abuse grips UNAIDS chief

    Geneva: It started with sexual assault allegations against a male UNAIDS executive and a heavily-criticised internal investigation that exonerated the accused. Now the crisis involving accusations against former deputy executive director Luiz Loures has spread, raising pressure on the overall head of the organisation. Michel Sidibe, a Malian national who took charge of UNAIDS in 2009, is under fire from current and former colleagues as well as civil society groups, who have

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    Indore: Rally, skit mark St Raphael’s awareness campaign

    Indore: Students of St Raphael’s Higher Secondary School from class X section C organised a special assembly in school to express their solidarity with the millions of people living with HIV worldwide on World Aids Day on Friday. Developing correct understanding of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), students discussed the subject in detail with Sister Mary Stella and Sister Ganga Rawat. Representing Vishwas organisation, Mary chatted with students about various misconception concerning acquired

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    Indore: Breaking the taboo: Victims need love and support, not rejection and fear

    Indore: Breaking myths and sharing causes of AIDS to commemorate World Aids Day, students of Paul Institute of Professional Studies staged a nukkad natak (street play) ‘My Health My Right’ at Musakhedi Square and Barah Pathar Square on Friday. Presenting accurate details about HIV/AIDS, students aptly narrated scenes to bring change in mindset of people.

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    Indore: Despite efforts unsafe sex still a hurdle in AIDS control

    Indore: Despite various awareness campaigns being run time to time by the government to control prevalence of AIDS in state, unsafe sex remains the major reason behind the spread of the disease.  According to a report by Madhya Pradesh State AIDS Control Society, so far 53, 899 patients have been diagnosed with AIDS in state since 2005, out of which 4196 patients have been detected with the virus alone in 2017, till

  • Bhopal: Incidence of AIDS declines by 24 % in MP: GoI report

    Bhopal: Gwalior, Mandsaur, Neemuch and Ratlam are among the most AIDS affected districts of the State; however, the good news is that rate of AIDS has declined by 24 per cent in MP, says a government report.

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    Hot couple Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu get steamy while promoting safe sex; Watch Video Now

    One of Bollywood’s hottest real-life couple Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu has always been giving major couple goals to their fans. After getting married in April 2016, the couple has been creating many headlines. Well, we have seen Karan and Bipasha promoting yoga together. However, now the couple has become even steamier as they have endorsed a condom brand to create

  • Bhopal: Aadhaar now mandatory at AYUSH hospitals

    Bhopal: Come October 1 and the patients coming to AYUSH hospitals for treatment will have to carry their Aadhaar cards. The government has made it mandatory for all patients coming to the Ayush hospital to get their unique identification number linked to avail any kind of medical services. The order will come into effect from October 1.

  • Mumbai: ‘Yoga boosts immune system of people living with HIV/AIDS’

    Mumbai: The Mumbai District AIDS Control (MDACS) on Wednesday said yoga helps in improving immunity among the Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) patients. Based on this idea, a civic health officer said MDACS is likely to start two new yoga centres in hospitals. He said health condition of patients was improving after practising yoga.

  • Indore: Street play for AIDS awareness

    Dewas: To make citizens aware about the dreaded HIV and AIDS, Advance Information Management Society and Vippy Solvex organised a street play.

  • Mumbai: AIDS experts warn against use of prophylactic drugs

    Mumbai : AIDS experts have warned against a rising trend of youngsters of taking prophylactic drugs with the purpose of avoiding the dreaded HIV infection due to unprotected exposure with unknown partners.

  • 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.

  • ‘Sex’ still a taboo word, discovers ex-bureaucrat

    New Delhi : Is ‘sex’ a taboo word that should not be used even while talking about sex education in schools?  Former cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian, who headed a panel on the new education policy, learnt it hard way when told to remove sex and its derivatives like sexual from the document, lest they offend some people.  He was returned the draft and told to finish off the subject in just one sentence