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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 »

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 »

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, adding it was one of the several long due activities that had fructified under ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

AIDS Society welcomes Union govt's 'Test and Treat' policy - The Indian Express

The AIDS Society of India (ASI), a membership association of doctors and researchers in HIV care, has welcome the Union government's initiative with the launch of 'Test and Treat' policy for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) in India on Friday. Earlier ...and more »