By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | New Delhi [India]
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 06:49 PM IST
While coronavirus is still novel, humanity and medicine’s battle against HIV and AIDS has been a long one and therefore lessons learned from it can be used for fighting Covid-19.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 04:55 PM IST
In 1992, the National AIDS Control Organisation was launched in India along with the Phase I of the National AIDS Control Programme, funded with the help of a World Bank loan.
‘Global problems need global solidarity’: UNAIDS Executive Director shares facts and figures on World AIDS Day 2020
By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 04:26 PM IST
As Covid-19 threatens the progress that the world has made in health and development over the past 20 years, including the gains made against HIV, Executive Director of UNAIDS Winnie Byanyima said in her message on World AIDS Day 2020, ‘the world cannot make the same mistakes it made in the fight against HIV, when millions in developing countries died waiting for treatment.’
By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2020 02:06 AM IST
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) given to people living with HIV (PLHIV) works in two critical ways -- it slows disease progression and helps PLHIVs lead productive lives, and reduces the viral load to lower disease transmission and prevent new infection.
By Reuters | Los Angeles
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 04:15 PM IST
As Hollywood tries to figure out how to resume production of movies and TV shows in the coronavirus era, one sector may be better prepared than others to deal with the challenges. The porn industry.
By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2019 07:42 PM IST
With 2.1 million people living with HIV, India has the second largest HIV epidemic in the world after south Africa and Nigeria, but HIV prevalence in adults aged 15-49 years remains 0.22%, compared to 20.4% in South Africa, which has 7.1 million PLHAs.
By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 05:37 PM IST
Aspects of this wound-healing immune response could become targets for developing new therapies to prevent AIDS in people with HIV infections, according to the researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine in the US.
By Nikita Bishnoi | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2019 10:50 AM IST
Red Ribbon Clubs are set up in colleges, both government and private, to make the youth aware about HIV/AIDS through a host of activities, such as debates, discussions and rallies.
By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2019 09:18 PM IST
India shares a sustained partnership with the Global Fund since 2002 both as recipient and as a donor.
By Press Trust of India | Tiruchirappalli
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2019 03:00 PM IST
The boy had been asked to come for admission to the school in Kolakkanatham in neighbouring Perambalur district about a week ago, but was turned away on Wednesday.
By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 11:58 PM IST
The US president made the promise Tuesday at his 2020 campaign kickoff rally in Florida.
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2019 03:10 PM IST
The conference will bring together top medical professionals and researchers to discuss latest in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of STD, AIDS and other infectious diseases
By Reuters | London
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 09:00 AM IST
The case is a proof of the concept that scientists will one day be able to end AIDS, the doctors said, but does not mean a cure for HIV has been found.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 10:30 AM IST
The woman has submitted in her complaint that the husband’s family asked for money from her parents and she obliged.
By Reuters | Reuters, London
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 12:07 PM IST
Almost 160,000 people were diagnosed in Europe with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS, according to data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization’s (WHO) regional office for Europe.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 09:08 AM IST
Sexual Health Awareness Month: The month of September is dedicated to raising awareness about sexual health. Here are common types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) and how you can protect yourself from them.
By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 03:56 AM IST
Annual infections of HIV have increased in Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Uttarakhand while Bihar, West Bengal, Telangana, Delhi, Jharkhand and Haryana have seen a decline in infection lower than the national average
By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 12:06 AM IST
In India, 0.26% of the people between the ages of 15 and 49 years are living with HIV, according to a report by National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).
By Debabrata Mohanty | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2018 11:42 AM IST
According to police, the Odisha man had suffered fractures in his leg and hand in a motorcycle accident in January this year. and he doctors got to know about his HIV status during a routine blood test at a hospital in Puducherry.
By Agence France-Presse | Amsterdam
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2018 04:15 PM IST
Amsterdam, which is home to one of the world’s most popular brothel districts, is hosting the International AIDS Conference in a bid to draw attention to the most vulnerable people exposed to HIV – the sex workers.
By Aayushi Pratap | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 12:19 PM IST
Overall deaths in Maharashtra have been decreasing; numbers high as data includes deaths that occurred in previous years but were recorded now, says official