Latest from hiv

New dialysis centre at Khedekar Hospital will also provide facility to HIV and Hepatitis infected patients

The unit will start providing facilities next week and will have ten beds and five machines initially

Dialysis Centre at Subhadrabai Khedekar Hospital Bopodi in Pune. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 31, 2023 11:21 PM IST
ByVicky Pathare

Himachal CM launches HimCare scheme for jail inmates

The HimCare scheme launch also included the Integrated STI, HIV, TB, Hepatitis (ISHTH) campaign in prisons and other closed settings at Kanda Jail, which will screen and treat inmates across the state

Chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu said registration of inmates under the scheme has been initiated and 100% would be achieved shortly. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 16, 2023 12:29 AM IST
By, Shimla

Blood banks to inform SBTC of hepatitis positive patients

The State Blood Transfusion Council in India has instructed blood banks to notify both new and old hepatitis B and C patients in an effort to eradicate the diseases. The council has 373 blood banks registered with it and aims to end viral hepatitis by 2030 through its National Viral Hepatitis Control Program. Free screening tests and treatment are being provided to hepatitis B and C patients through treatment centres, and blood donors are being referred to these centres for further treatment and medical management. The monthly data will be analysed to identify trends in the community.

The State Blood Transfusion Council (SBTC) has instructed all blood banks to notify new and old hepatitis B and C patients reported at blood banks in an effort to eradicate the diseases (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Apr 08, 2023 11:12 PM IST
ByVicky Pathare

Richard Gere kissing case: Court upholds Shilpa Shetty’s discharge from the obscenity case

The incident had taken place way back on April 15, 2007, when Gere and Shetty came together at an event in Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar in Delhi. During the event, Gere kissed Shetty on her cheeks in order - to spread a message that kissing was safe and would not lead to the transmission of HIV

** FILE** Hollywood actor Richard Gere, left, kisses the hand of Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty as he greets the audience with a traditional Indian greeting of folded hands, during an event for HIV-AIDS awareness in New Delhi, India, in this Sunday, March 15, 2007, file photo. Judge Dinesh Gupta, a magistrate in Jaipur who issued an arrest warrant against Gere for violating obscenity laws by publicly kissing Shetty, has been transferred from his job, a media report said Thursday, May 3, 2007. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan, File) (AP)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 12:44 AM IST

TB cases rise in Pune, need to look beyond lungs to eliminate TB, say experts

Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis (EPTB) cases constitute 40% of the total Tuberculosis (TB) cases reported in the city in the past four years

Government of India (GoI) is working towards eradicating TB by 2025 with newer vaccines and shorter courses of treatment, and a rise in EPTB cases will only jeopardise these efforts. (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on Apr 02, 2023 09:55 PM IST
Story Saved
Live Score
Saved Articles
My Reads
My Offers
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Saturday, June 10, 2023
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Register Free and get Exciting Deals