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West Bengal: Govt to offer rice at Rs 2 per kg to sex workers, HIV patients

June 12, 2016 9:19 am

The state government says that approximately 1 lakh people beneficiaries will be identified from the state.

Fashion designer Kenneth Cole named UNAIDS international goodwill ambassador

June 08, 2016 9:04 am

The appointment by UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe came on the eve of the U.N. General Assembly's high-level meeting on ending AIDS on Wednesday through Friday.

Bombay HC raps Nagpur civic body over event on ‘Hanuman Chalisa’

April 06, 2016 12:43 am

The NMC has been envisaging entering the Guinness World Records for health awareness via the April 7 programme.

In Nagpur, Hanuman Chalisa reading in a bid to prevent AIDS

April 02, 2016 1:29 am

The BJP-ruled Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has organised a grand “Hanuman Chalisa path” programme on the day, which incidentally is World Health Day, hoping to attract over 1.5 lakh people from the city and around.

Indian-origin professor Mahua Choudhury creates 'super condom' to combat HIV

December 16, 2015 6:25 pm

The 'supercondom' can not only prevent and combat the AIDS causing HIV virus, but also enhance sexual pleasure.

Maharashtra to receive Rs 104 cr to fight AIDS

December 02, 2015 12:16 am

So far, only Rs 42 crore was received by the state, out of which Rs 11.89 crore was given to MSACS.

Fighting stigma with positivity, a school that teaches to dream

December 01, 2015 5:58 am

A sad similarity connects the 51 inmates of this shelter-cum-special school — they are all orphans, all HIV-positive.

Pune: Doctors welcome WHO guidelines on treatment of HIV affected

December 01, 2015 2:16 am

With its ‘treat-all’ recommendation, WHO has removed all limitations on eligibility for antiretroviral therapy (ART) among people living with HIV as all age groups are now eligible for the treatment.

Battling HIV for 17 years, Shabana pitches for better government entitlements

December 01, 2015 1:01 am

She saw hope when she was introduced to HIV positive people at counselling sessions by the MSACS and gradually, understood the difference between HIV and AIDS.

Risk management: A day in the life of Mumbai's HIV screening camp

November 29, 2015 12:12 am

Can India meet the UN target of ‘ending AIDS epidemic’ by 2030? Days ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1, a NACO team in a Mumbai slum battles odds in its fight against the virus


World Aids Day: Live inspired — Celebs living with HIV and AIDS

December 01, 2015 12:13 pm

Because of the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS, a lot of people who have tested positive either turn recluse or the society ostracises them. People think their lives are over and even suffer from depression, mostly because of the lack of support and love from the society. But over time, many celebrities and well-known personalities have come out in the open to share their stories, and inspire people meanwhile. On the occasion of World AIDS Day, here are 10 of them and their life stories of courage.


Meet the KGB spies who invented fake news

June 18, 2020 2:30 pm

The New York Times reveals how one of the biggest fake news stories ever concocted — the 1984 AIDS-is-a-biological-weapon hoax — went viral in the pre-Internet era. Meet the KGB cons who invented it, and the “truth squad” that quashed it. For a bit.