The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved a proposal for the implementation of the National AIDS Control Support Project (NACSP) under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) at an outlay of Rs 2,550
Mumbai seems to be battling HIV and TB really well. With the two diseases forming a deadly combo it was one of the leading causes of deaths in patients. The two diseases are finally coming under control in Mumbai. The city has
In a bid to target vulnerable groups in coastal cities, the department of AIDS control has teamed up with the shipping ministry to provide treatment, support and preventive care to port workers as well as fishermen, seafarers,
December 1 is World AIDS Day.
According to latest figures from National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), a 57 percent drop has been recorded in number of new HIV infections in India during the past one decade. The NACO
Over the post-independence years India has launched several health programs. In this article we highlight a few such programs that have improved or have the potential to improve the health of India’s populace.
According to the Union Health Minister, Gulam Nabi Azad, the last decade has shown a 56% decline in the rate of HIV infections in the country. The health minister was attending the International HIV Vaccine Symposium in New
Deluxe Nirodh, a subsidised condom that originally began as a family planning measure under a government initiative, is now eyeing smaller cities and towns to save the brand's fading face in a multi-million rupee market by
Huge irregularities have surfaced in the functioning of Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO), with a parliamentary panel pointing out that at least 33 drugs have been allowed to be sold in India without proper
As global fund donors pull out from India's next AIDS control programme (2012-2017), the chief of the coveted Gates Foundation-led Avahan project Wednesday said the country is capable of taking the programme ahead through
Recently we reported that Parliament Standing committee had spotted irregularities in the operations of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization. Turns out the CDSCO is facing a severe staff shortage and the headquarters
Things are getting worse and worse for union health ministry. According to a report tabled in parliament today by the standing committee, drug regulators have broken various laws approving drugs without clinical trials, at times
The Parliament standing committee pulled up the National AIDS Control Operation (NACO) for serious lapses in the dispensation of HIV drugs. A few months ago hundreds of HIV+ patients receiving anti-HIV medicine were severely
The convergence of India's AIDS control mission with the government's flagship National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is not going to be insensitive for the communities and the vulnerable sections involved, Planning Commission