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Zim urged to include key populations in HIV/Aids fight - Chronicle

ZIMBABWE may not win the fight to end HIV and Aids by 2030 if it continues to ignore key populations which include sex workers and prisoners whose HIV prevalence is way above the national average of 13 percent. The key populations identified by the ...and more »

AIDS control programme running blind without enough testing kits - The Hindu

Without regular testing, it is not possible to determine what level of treatment (first line, second line or third line) a patient needs. File | Photo Credit: The Hindu · Vidya Krishnan. New Delhi, April 28, 2017 22:18 IST. Updated: April 28, 2017 22 ...and more »

National Health Policy 2017: Know all about the latest healthcare policy - India Today

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda has announced the National Health Policy 2017. Launched as one of the many progressive strides being made by the country, Nadda said that the policy was long overdue under the NDA Government's ...and more »

Centre's 'Test and Treat' HIV policy will 'end the AIDS epidemic' in India by 2030, says UN group -

Health Minister JP Nadda had said the government was working on a national plan to rid the country of the disease in the next seven years. by Scroll Staff. Published Apr 30, 2017 · 09:40 am. Centre's 'Test and Treat' HIV policy will 'end the AIDS ...and more »

In the news: New 'test and treat' HIV policy, Cipla vs the pharma pricing regulator and more -

On Friday, the government launched a new policy for the treatment of people with HIV and AIDS. The national AIDS control programme will now treat anyone found HIV positive, irrespective of their CD4 count. CD4 T cells are immune system cells that are ...and more »

Health Ministry launches 'Test and Treat Policy for HIV', anybody tested positive to get ART irrespective of CD ... -

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, JP Nadda on Friday said that a new 'Testa and Treat Policy' has been launched for HIV, under which, anybody who has been tested and diagnosed HIV positive will get ART irrespective of CD count or clinical ...and more »

AIDS may eventually vanish from India as Centre proposes to develop national strategic plan - Zee News

The Health Ministry launched a 'test and treat policy for HIV' under which as soon as a person tests positive for the disease, he will be provided with antiretroviral therapy (ART) irrespective of his CD count or clinical stage. By Zee Media Bureau ...and more »

Early HIV treatment - Calcutta Telegraph

New Delhi, April 28: Any person who tests positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will receive free anti-retroviral therapy (ART) from the government under a new test-and-treat policy announced by the Union health ministry today. The ...and more »

Government to introduce National Strategic plan for HIV ​ - Daily News & Analysis

To bridge the gap between estimations and real data of HIV cases in India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is mooting a National Strategic Plan for HIV for next seven years. “Health Ministry has already intensified its efforts to find all those ...and more »

Government launches new Test and Treat policy for HIV - Hindustan Times

Union health minister JP Nadda said people who test positive for HIV, will be provided with ART treatment irrespective of his CD count or clinical stage. health Updated: Apr 30, 2017 10:23 IST. Rhythma Kaul Hindustan Times, New Delhi. Union health ...and more »