aids prevention

India’s winning plan to fight AIDS holds hope for Africa (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A highly successful AIDS prevention programme launched in India by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation holds hope for Africa where over two- thirds of the ... Read more...

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Africa eyes India’s winning plan to fight AIDS


July 30th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A highly successful AIDS prevention programme launched in India by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has evoked great interest in Africa where over two thirds of ... Read more...

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HIV spreading among China’s elderly: 80-year-old infected


August 6th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) A nearly 80-year-old man in China has been diagnosed with HIV, with doctors saying he got infected due to "frequent unprotected sex".The case is the latest ... Read more...

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Stigma, low awareness hinder tracing HIV+ kids: Unicef


June 9th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Social stigma, discrimination and lack of awareness are the main problems in identifying the children living with AIDS and HIV in India, say Unicef officials."The main ... Read more...

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Study on AIDS prevention pill paused


April 19th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists seem to have hit the snag with regards to their attempt to test an AIDS prevention pill. The scientists say it is becoming increasingly difficult ... Read more...

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Oz taxpayers’ money funding guide to snorting cocaine, other party drugs


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): The Australian taxpayers' money is being used to fund a guide on ways to inject, snort, and swallow cocaine and other party drugs.The guide, however, is being released ... Read more...

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Liza Minnelli Joins Other Celebs On World AIDS Day Event


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Liza Minnelli was seen on the same stage with some other celebrities and media persons at Washington Square Park as they assembled to celebrate the ... Read more...

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China to open activity centre for gay men


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) China will soon open an activity centre for gay men, where the homosexuals will receive training on HIV prevention and will be given condoms free of cost.The Chongqing ... Read more...

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HIV pill could lessen infection risk among healthy gays


November 26th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A pill used to treat people with HIV when given to healthy gay and bisexual men during a three-year global trial lessened their chances of infection, says a ... Read more...

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China offers free HIV tests


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) Health centres in a Chinese province are now offering tests for HIV/AIDS free of charge in a bid to control the spread of the disease.People in the northwestern ... Read more...

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Aamouage- Sanjana Jon’s First Couture Store In New Delhi


June 8th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Internationally acclaimed, renowned fashion designer, ,Sanjana Jon opened her first ever store Aamouage in New Delhi under the label of Sanjana Jon. The store ... Read more...

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Special marriage website excites HIV positive people


January 8th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 8 (IANS) Junali Devi, a widow living in Assam, is eagerly awaiting the launch of India's first matrimonial website for HIV-positive people.Guwahati's 35-year-old Junali (name changed on ... Read more...

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Karnataka releases charter on the rights of HIV affected


December 1st, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Karnataka has become the first state in India to have a charter on the rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The charter was released here Tuesday by ... Read more...

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Medicines not easily available to HIV/AIDS patients in northeast: experts


November 30th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) Lack of access to medicines and ignorance about the disease are the twin challenges being faced by people living with HIV and AIDS in India's northeast, where around ... Read more...

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Treat HIV/AIDS as social, developmental issue, say experts (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 30 (IANS) On the eve of World AIDS Day, experts working in the field of HIV-AIDS Monday stressed the need to consider the disease more as a developmental and ... Read more...

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Karnataka to help fight AIDS with folk art


October 23rd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 23 (IANS) Music passes the message quick and well, and Karnataka intends to do just that by using state's popular folk art to spread awareness among the masses about HIV-AIDS ... Read more...

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Sex workers launch HIV awareness centre in Bangalore


October 12th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) A group of sex workers from across Karnataka came together here Monday to inaugurate Ashodaya Academy, a regional centre on HIV and AIDS to be run by the ... Read more...

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Karnataka to take care of stigmatised HIV/AIDS children


September 22nd, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) Around two years ago, when five-year-old Saraswati M. (name changed) lost both her parents to HIV-AIDS, she was literally forced to stay on the roads. Saraswati, ... Read more...

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Miss Universe hopefuls’ promiscuous ‘Condom Olympics’ comes under fire


August 29th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): It has been revealed that Miss Universe hopefuls had teamed up with AIDS prevention group Population Services International (PSI) to stage a "Condom Olympics" at the recent pageant ... Read more...

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Ashley Judd goes to Harvard


August 8th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Hollywood actress Ashley Judd has enrolled at the prestigious Harvard University to pursue a course in public administration. The "Double Jeopardy" star graduated from the University of Kentucky in ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger inks budget, ends California cash crisis


July 29th, 2009 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Sacramento, July 29 (DPA) California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed off on the state's $84.6-billion budget Tuesday, ending a months-long cash crisis that forced the most populous US state to issue vendors ... Read more...

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Azad praises Bill Gates for helping curb AIDS


July 24th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, who met Bill Gates here, Friday praised him and his foundation for helping India curb the spread of AIDS. According to a ... Read more...

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Bill Gates ups AIDS aid to $338 mn in India


July 23rd, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and one of the world's richest men, Thursday announced an increase in his foundation's AIDS prevention commitment in India to $338 ... Read more...

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Spread love, not infection…


July 19th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin
By Alka Pande, CNS "Say Yes to Condom – No to HIV" "A Rupee saves a life" "Stay Negative Love Condom" "Love yourself, Love your partner, Love Condom" With these catchy slogans, a health organisation distributed condoms ... Read more...

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Annie Lennox lashes out at Pope Benedict’s AIDS advice


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): Scottish singer Annie Lennox has blasted Pope Benedict for his advice on AIDS prevention in Africa.Lennox, 54, who devotes her life to charity work to raise awareness of ... Read more...

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Elton John to address 20,000 scientists at upcoming conference


March 13th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): British singer Sir Elton John is set to speak at an upcoming convention of international scientists.John, 61, will be addressing 20,000 people at the Biotechnology Industry Organisations ... Read more...

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Anti-HIV gel shows promise in Aids prevention


February 10th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): In the first human clinical trial of its kind, a vaginal gel intended to prevent HIV infection in women has shown promise in fighting against the infection. Called ... Read more...

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Kolkata AIDS care centre project shelved after protests


December 3rd, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) A bid to set up a community care centre for HIV-positive people here has been temporarily shelved following objections from nearby residents who wrongly believe that the virus ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS discrimination rife in China, finds survey


October 31st, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): Most adults discriminate against HIV/AIDS patients, shows a survey based on six major cities in China.The survey, which covered 6,000 people, was conducted from February to ... Read more...

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Watch out for HIV, Bengal cautions puja revellers


October 4th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) As West Bengal gears up to celebrate the mega festival of Durga Puja, health authorities and some NGOs are cautioning youth about the risk of contracting sexually transmitted ... Read more...

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Students announce AIDS breakthrough (Lead)


October 1st, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) In what is being described as a breakthrough in AIDS prevention, a group of engineering students and a medical doctor is reported to have designed a simple ... Read more...

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Students announce AIDS breakthrough


October 1st, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) In what is being described as a breakthrough in AIDS prevention, a group of engineering students and a medical doctor are reported to have designed a simple 'shield' ... Read more...

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Organisers distribute 400,000 condoms to promote safe sex (Olympic sidelights)


August 16th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) More than 400,000 condoms and some 250,000 copies of the AIDS prevention pamphlet have been placed in hotel rooms across Beijing. A quarter of the condoms, ... Read more...

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Beijing health bureau officials distribute 400,000 condoms for safe sex during Olympics


August 15th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): About 400,000 free condoms have been distributed to 119 contract hotels of the Olympic Games to ensure that safe sex takes place during the fortnight-long event. Other hotels ... Read more...

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Insurance cover for HIV/AIDS patients in Karnataka


August 14th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) India's fight against the AIDS epidemic has been taken a step further with a group health insurance plan for HIV-affected people in Karnataka. Population Services International (PSI), an ... Read more...

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