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

Thandeka Moyo, Health Reporter 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 ...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 »

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

In a policy shift, the Health Ministry started a 'test and treat' policy for HIV patients on Friday. This would entitle every person who tests positive for HIV to free treatment. While launching the test & treat policy, Health Minister J.P. Nadda ...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 »

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

The government on Friday launched a new policy for HIV under which anyone who is tested and found positive will get the necessary treatment. HIV destroys the CD4 T cells in the body that strengthen immunity. People with HIV, who have a CD4 cell count ...and more »

Health Minister JP Nadda announces National Health Policy 2017 - Financial Express

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda on Saturday announced the National Health Policy 2017 as one of the many progressive strides being made by the country. Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda. (Reuters).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 »

Officials: State too slow in sharing HIV/AIDS info - Terre Haute Tribune Star

A state association of county and city health officials is asking the Indiana Department of Health for changes in how HIV/AIDS cases are reported to help prevent spread of the disease. Currently, HIV/AIDS, as well as other sexually transmitted diseases ...and more »