Men more aware about HIV/AIDS, yet more affected

Men more aware about HIV/AIDS, yet more affected

By Devanik Saha IndiaSpend/IANS   Men are more likely than women to have comprehensive knowledge about HIV/AIDS; yet the disease is more prevalent among men, an analysis of government data shows.     The National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4) takes comprehensive knowledge to mean knowledge regarding consistent use of a condom during every sexual […]

AR jawans sensitized on TB, HIV/AIDS, tobacco control

Dimapur, October 9 (MExN): The 32 Assam Rifles held an awareness programme on TB, HIV/AIDS, tobacco control, and vector borne disease and immunization at Kashiram Basti, Dimapur on October 8. It was organised under the aegis of 6 Sector Assam Rifles in co-ordination with the Chief Medical Officer’s office, Dimapur.   In his inaugural speech, […]

Global fund raises $12.9 bln to fight AIDS, TB and malaria

Global fund raises $12.9 bln to fight AIDS, TB and malaria

MONTREAL, September 18 (Reuters) – A global fund has raised over $12.9 billion from international donors as part of a campaign aimed at effectively eradicating AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis by 2030, conference organizers said on Saturday.   The Global Fund asked government, faith-based and private-sector partners to raise a total of $13 billion at a […]

U.S. pledges $410 million to fight AIDS in South Africa

U.S. pledges $410 million to fight AIDS in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, July 11 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday pledged $410 million towards ending the AIDS epidemic in South Africa, the country hardest hit.   South Africa has the world’s largest population of people living with HIV, at 6.8 million, and the funds will help expand its antiretroviral programme, which provides treatment to more […]

Getting to Zero: World AIDS Day celebrated in Kohima

Getting to Zero: World AIDS Day celebrated in Kohima

Morung Express News Kohima | December 1   In Nagaland, according to the SIMS report, 19097 people in Nagaland have been tested HIV positive since 1999 to October 2015. Since then efforts rendered by NGOs, activists, NSACS and stakeholders has led to a visible improvement in new infections however the spread of HIV continues to […]