LAHORE - The Punjab AIDS Control Programme (PACP) during the year 2018 conducted AIDS and Hepatitis tests of 42,000 inmates and 33,000 truck drivers apart from other initiatives, said spokesman for

A senior official of Telangana AIDS Control Society said, delay in funds is affecting the prevention and control programmes.

The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) released the report HIV Estimations 2017. The HIV Estimations 2017 is the 14th round in the series of HIV Estimations under National AIDS Control Programme (NACP).

HIV prevalence was 1.6 per cent among female sex workers, 2.7 per cent among men having sex with men, 3.1 per cent among eunuchs/transgender and 6.3 per cent in IDU compared to 0.28 per cent among

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala State AIDS Control Society (KSACS) has decided to go with 4th generation Elisa test, instead of nucleic acid-based test, to detect HIV in the window period.

Over 9,000 cases of HIV have been detected so far in Assam, the State government said today.

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved a `2,550 crore National AIDS Control Support Project.

SILCHAR: India’s National AIDS Control Programme has achieved a 50 per cent reduction in new infections over the last 10 years.

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has failed to utilise the funds for the last three years despite increasing assistance from the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) every year.

India had witnessed a sharp decline in the number of new HIV cases — a 56 per cent drop — in the past 10 years.

“HIV infections have declined by 56 per cent during the last decade from 2.7 lakh in 2000 to 1.2 lakh in 2009 in our country,” Indian Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said in the national capital. “This has been possible due to political support at the highest levels to the various interventions under National AIDS Control Programme, including Parliamentarians and elected leaders at the state and local levels and cooperation received from NGOs, civil society, etc” the minister said at a symposium while addressing an international HIV vaccine symposium.