Ranchi, July 7 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is going to start AIDS education in colleges to create awareness about the disease.
Saturday, July 07, 2007 3:23:31 PM
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India will invest Rs.115.85 billion ($2.8bn) to fight HIV/AIDS with a special focus on target groups in the next five years, health ministry officials said Friday.
Friday, July 06, 2007 10:58:22 PM
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The government Friday said the number of HIV/AIDS patients in India is now down to 2.5 million, less than half what was previously estimated, but non-governmental organisations expressed scepticism at the dramatic decline in the prevalence rate.
Friday, July 06, 2007 8:20:57 PM
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Chandigarh will become the first Indian city July 15 to be officially declared smoke-free.
Friday, July 06, 2007 7:09:52 PM
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In what is good news for India, the number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the country are now estimated at 2.5 million, less than half of what was previously estimated, says a new official survey backed by a United Nations organisation.
Friday, July 06, 2007 5:25:35 PM
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The number of people infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in India has taken a sharp dip from 5.2 million to 2.5 million, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said Friday.
Friday, July 06, 2007 5:09:45 PM
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) A noted India-born AIDS researcher in the US says that defective or sub-standard medical kits supplied by the government's National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) for testing HIV in different blood banks and hospitals in India has put a large number of Indians at serious health risk.
Friday, July 06, 2007 12:29:34 PM
Bhopal, July 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh has constituted rapid response teams to combat diseases of all types in the state.
Friday, July 06, 2007 12:29:08 PM
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and the World Bank signed a pact Thursday for a $250 million soft loan that would be utilised for the National HIV/AIDS Control Programme. A similar pact was also entered into with Britain.
Thursday, July 05, 2007 7:13:15 PM
Tiruchirapally, July 4 (IANS) Dileepan Raj, a 15-year-old boy accused of performing a caesarean surgery without necessary qualifications surrendered before a juvenile court here Tuesday.
Wednesday, July 04, 2007 5:50:48 PM
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