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Trainee police officers get insights into marginal groups


June 18th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) For the trainee Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, the field visit to Warangal and Karimnagar districts Monday was an eye-opener as they interacted with marginal communities ... Read more...

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Health ministry wary of merging AIDS department with NRHM


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Planning Commission's proposal to merge the two-decade-old AIDS control department with the flagship National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has caused a stir in the ... Read more...

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This time, Rongali Bihu to spread AIDS awareness


April 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 13 (IANS) Rongali Bihu, the most popular festival of Assam that will be celebrated this weekend, will see some leading singers and performers help generate awareness about HIV/AIDS ... Read more...

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‘India’s AIDS control mission a successful model’


February 6th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) In existence for nearly two decades, India's HIV-AIDS control mission has been the most successful global model to deal with the disease, the head of ... Read more...

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Rs.520 monthly pension for HIV-AIDS infected in Kerala


November 30th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) On the eve of the World AIDS Day Dec 1, the Kerala government Wednesday announced a monthly pension of Rs.520 for all those infected with HIV-AIDS.Chief ... Read more...

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Spreading AIDS awareness through music


October 15th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dimapur (Nagaland), Oct 15 (IANS) Appealing to youths to be careful about diseases like AIDS and asking them to stay away from drugs, well-known musician Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Saturday said ... Read more...

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Delhi to launch AIDS awareness campaign


September 20th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to launch a programme to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS, an official said Monday.The decision was taken in a meeting of ... Read more...

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Andhra launches drive for AIDS vulnerable sections


August 18th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) A special campaign "Mana Suraksha" has been launched in Andhra Pradesh to provide quality health services to populations vulnerable to HIV/AIDS.The vulnerable sections include female sex ... 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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Delhi turns HIV scanner on massage parlours


May 5th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) In a bid to curtail the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Delhi government will assess the functioning of 1,050 massage parlours in the city after 18 ... Read more...

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Kerala women’s panel wants HIV test before marriage


January 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) The Kerala Women's Commission (KWC) has asked the state government to pass resolutions and, if necessary, a law to ensure that all those who get married undergo an ... Read more...

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HIVs pad up to fight stigma on World Aids Day


December 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 1 (IANS) A friendly 20-20 cricket match was played here Wednesday. However, what was unusual about the match was that 10 of the 30 players were HIV positive.The two teams ... Read more...

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Himachal to sensitise students about AIDS during school prayers


November 30th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will disseminate information about HIV/AIDS during the morning prayer session of every senior secondary school to sensitise students about the scourge, a minister ... Read more...

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Nearly 61,000 HIV-infected in Punjab


November 30th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 30 (IANS) The number of HIV cases in Punjab is going up due to increased prevalence of the infection among injectable drug users and now stands at nearly 61,000, ... Read more...

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US, India share best practices to combat HIV/AIDS in Africa


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): India and the United States joined forces to showcase the strengths of India's HIV/AIDS prevention and control program for a delegation from Ghana, a real-life example of the ... Read more...

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UN to support Mizoram in dealing with HIV/AIDS


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Sep 2 (IANS) The United Nations (UN) will support Mizoram in prevention of HIV/AIDS and in management of prisons in the northeastern state, an official said here Thursday. Cristina Albertin, representative of ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS health centre inaugurated in Jamia


August 13th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A health centre was inaugurated at the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) university to create awareness among students of HIV/AIDS, an official said Friday. "Such a centre would not ... Read more...

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Red Ribbon Express: On track to good health


July 15th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali Singh - Citizen News Service (CNS)It's called the express of hope. After completing a successful run through 100 districts in the state of Tamil Nadu educating and sensitizing over ... Read more...

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Government must reinstate us, say sacked AIDS workers


June 16th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, June 16 (ANI): Lashing out against the government's decision to sack them, AIDS outreach workers staged a highly charged agitation here on Tuesday.Demanding that the government immediately reinstate them, the outraged ... Read more...

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HIV/AIDS cases on the rise in Assam


June 11th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 11 (IANS) Assam has shown a quantum jump in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS, although the state is not yet categorised as a high risk region. As per latest ... Read more...

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Prisoner dies of AIDs in Bhopal


May 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 4 (IANS) A prisoner accused of keeping illegal firearms died of AIDs in a Bhopal district hospital, police said Tuesday. "Sallu (20) was arrested for keeping firearms and presented ... Read more...

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Every Madhya Pradesh district to have AIDS drugs centre


March 25th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 25 (IANS) With Madhya Pradesh reporting over 400 new HIV-AIDS cases in 2009, medical centres are to be set up in every district so that patients, especially rural ones, can ... Read more...

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Kerala has over 55,000 HIV infected


February 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) A total of 55,167 people in Kerala have been infected by HIV/AIDS, according to the Kerala State Aids Control Society (KSACS). Addressing reporters here, Health Secretary Manoj Joshi said ... Read more...

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HIV positive people to get below poverty line cards in Delhi


January 7th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) To provide relief to HIV positive people in the national capital, the Delhi government Thursday decided to provide them with below poverty line (BPL) cards which will ... Read more...

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Delhi hosts fest for HIV vulnerable communities


December 15th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Sex workers, homosexuals, drug users, transgenders, and core group of young truck drivers and helpers Tuesday came together in the capital to share their experiences on sexuality ... Read more...

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AIDS workers mimic Bollywood character for decent salaries


December 15th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Akola (Maharashtra), Dec 15 (ANI): AIDS workers in Maharastra's Akola town took a leaf out of a latest Bollywood flick to protest step-motherly treatment to them.The workers wore the mask of ... 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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Karnataka’s HIV/AIDS patients demand nutritional support


December 1st, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Around 300 people living with HIV/AIDS staged a protest demonstration, on the occasion of World AIDS Day Tuesday, demanding proper nutritional support to the victims of the disease ... Read more...

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Free condoms through PDS in Bihar to combat AIDS


December 1st, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) People in Bihar will soon get free condoms at fair price shops. The distribution of free condoms will be made through PDS (public distribution system) shops in ... 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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CII launches toll free helpline on HIV/AIDS


November 20th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In a bid to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS, the Confederation of Indian Industriy (CII) Friday announced the launch of a toll free helpline in four languages. Making the ... Read more...

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‘Condom van’ spreads awareness about HIV/AIDS in Chandigarh


November 10th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) To spread awareness about HIV/AIDS and the usage of condoms mainly among the most vulnerable section - truck drivers and their attendants, a van christened 'Ustad Condom Van' ... 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 education in Andhra schools for AIDS awareness


October 21st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
By JyothiHyderabad, Oct.21 (ANI): Taking a big leap in spreading awareness about AIDS, the Andhra Pradesh government has introduced sex education in schools' curriculum to sensitise children on AIDS (Aquired Immmuno Deficiency ... Read more...

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Chandigarh plans blood collection centres in malls


October 10th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) Popular malls in Chandigarh may no longer be places for just shopping and whiling the time away. If health officials here have their way, the malls could soon ... Read more...

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