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india Updated: Dec 13, 2003 12:55 IST

India - NGOs / organizations

One of India's most important NGOs working with the HIV+ people, especially among the gay community. The site has information on their projects and training facilities.

This web site is especially designed for educational purposes, especially for young generation internet users and has a lot of the basic queries about AIDS answered.

Solidarity and action against the HIV infection in India
This site has links to various important organisations involved in AIDS in India and offers HIV services and updates on developments in India. It also offers a HIV directory.

Family Health International: India
FHI works in India to support the collection and dissemination of high quality data needed for epidemiologically sound programming and to develop and document model programs for high risk and vulnerable populations. FHI is a nonprofit organization active in international public .

A California based nonprofit organization, it works to strengthening global communication among individuals, trying to connect via the Internet and the collaboration of partners. It works on development projects in India and the United States.

Indian Government sites

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
India's nodal ministry for health issues, the ministry is also in charge of NACO, the National AIDS Control Organisation.

The National AIDS Control Organisation, this is the nodal body for all of Indian government's AIDS work.

National AIDS Control Programme
A high powered National AIDS Committee was constituted in 1986 after the first AIDS case was detected in Indian and a National AIDS Control Programme was launched in year 1987.

State AIDS Control Societies
The nodal bodies for the various states. Each state and union territory in India has one, which coordinates the work in the states.

National Institute of Virology
India's top research centre for all viral diseases,NIV organisation under the ICMR is responsible for investigation and research into all viral diseases affecting humans

National AIDS Research Institute
The National AIDS Research Institute (NARI) was established in 1992 with the mission to provide leadership in biomedical research on HIV/AIDS in India with an aim to compliment and strengthen the National AIDS Control Programmes.

Indian Council of Medical Reseach
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world. The ICMR is funded by the Government of India through the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy
A site for information on Indian Systems of Medicine & Homoeopathy under the department of ISMH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Tuberculosis Control - India
This site provides information about tuberculosis and its control in India.

First Published: Dec 01, 2003 01:02 IST