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Time For India To Turn The Spotlight On Adolescent Health

Time For India To Turn The Spotlight On Adolescent Health

In the list of health priorities, adolescent health lags far behind maternal and child health in India. It’s a dangerous oversight given that India...
Doctors In Andhra Pradesh Go The Extra Mile To Keep Sex Trafficked Women On HIV Treatment

Doctors In Andhra Pradesh Go The Extra Mile To Keep Sex...

Kadiri: Every day the medics quietly enter villages around Kadiri town in the Andhra Pradesh and do their rounds. They stop at village squares to...
Pregnant Woman With HIV Mistreated In Madhya Pradesh, NHRC Issues Notice

Pregnant Woman With HIV Mistreated In Madhya Pradesh, NHRC Issues Notice

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh government for allegedly treating an HIV-positive pregnant woman...
How Cervical Cancer, Most Common In India, Can Be Prevented

How Cervical Cancer, Most Common In India, Can Be Prevented

Cervical cancer or cancer of the cervix, the lowermost part of the uterus, is the most common form of cancer in Indian women, especially...
Sex Workers In Kolkata’s Sonagachi Hit By GST On Sanitary Pads

Sex Workers In Kolkata’s Sonagachi Hit By GST On Sanitary Pads

Kolkata: The 12 per cent GST on sanitary napkins imposed under the new tax regime has put sex workers of Sonagachi, Asia's largest red...
Mizoram’s Novel Scheme For HIV Affected

Mizoram’s Novel Scheme For HIV Affected

Aizawl: The Mizoram Health Minister Lal Thanzara on Thursday launched the 'Test and Treat Strategy' of the Mizoram state AIDS Control Society (MSACS) to...
UN Agency Urges People To ‘Make Noise’ Against AIDS Discrimination

UN Agency Urges People To ‘Make Noise’ Against AIDS Discrimination

United Nations: The Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on Wednesday marked Zero Discrimination Day with a "Make Some Noise" campaign, urging people to...
Gay Prince On Front Line Of India’s War Against AIDS

Gay Prince On Front Line Of India’s War Against AIDS

New Delhi: From setting up his own charity to hanging condoms on trees, Manvendra Singh Gohil has dedicated himself to fighting the scourge of...
Blocking Protein May Up Ability To Fight HIV: Study

Blocking Protein May Up Ability To Fight HIV: Study

Los Angeles: Scientists have discovered that blocking a protein which activates the body's immune response may actually help better combat HIV. This is the first...
World AIDS Day: Survey Reveals Why HIV Patients Suffer Depression

World AIDS Day: Survey Reveals Why HIV Patients Suffer Depression

New Delhi: Social stigma, fear of isolation attached to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is driving patients towards depression and suicide, a survey conducted...