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‘Young people at high risk of contracting HIV’

Our Correspondent Kohima | August 13   In Nagaland, as per Nagaland State AIDS Control Society (NSACS) SIMS report from April 2015-March 2016, regarding age wise HIV positive distribution, young people in the age group of 15-24 years account for…

Concern over alarming rise of HIV prevalence in Kiphire

Concern over alarming rise  of HIV prevalence in Kiphire

District Level Sensitization Workshop and Harm Reduction for Law Enforcing Agencies held   Morung Express News Kiphire | August 4   The District Level Sensitization Workshop and Harm Reduction for Law Enforcing Agencies was held on August 4 with Sedevikho…

African study exceeds U.N. ‘test and treat’ goal for ending HIV pandemic

African study exceeds U.N. ‘test and treat’ goal for ending HIV pandemic

NAIROBI, July 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A U.N. goal to get seven out of 10 HIV positive people to take a test, start medication and suppress the deadly virus in their blood is achievable, a study in East Africa…

Drugs almost eliminate risk of sex with HIV positive partner, African study shows

Drugs almost eliminate risk of sex with HIV positive partner, African study shows

NAIROBI, July 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A daily dose of anti-HIV medication almost eradicates the risk of infection for people in a relationship with an HIV positive partner, a study showed on Tuesday, raising hopes of reducing HIV rates…

Action needed as decline in HIV cases stalls, AIDS agency says

Action needed as decline in HIV cases stalls, AIDS agency says

LONDON (Reuters) – Global efforts to prevent the spread of HIV infection must be stepped up after a long-term decline in the number of new cases in adults stalled, the United Nations AIDS agency warned on Tuesday.   In a…

WHO records highest-ever number of new HIV cases in its European Region

WHO records highest-ever number of new HIV cases in its European Region

STOCKHOLM, November 26 (Reuters) – The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday that in 2014 it had recorded the highest number of new HIV cases in its European Region, which also includes Central Asia, since the start of reporting…

Interview: India risks backsliding on success against HIV – U.N. envoy

Interview: India risks backsliding on success against HIV – U.N. envoy

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – New HIV infections in India could rise for the first time in more than a decade because states are mismanaging a prevention programme by delaying payments to health workers, the United Nations envoy for AIDS in…

‘There is a life beyond HIV’

Churches must start to raise mission to combat HIV/AIDS   Tuensang, October 3 (MExN): A one-day advocacy campaign on HIV/AIDS with stakeholders of Longkhim and Chare blocks was held at Community Hall, ADC Office Longkhim on October 2. Organized by…

Natural defence against HIV found

New York, (IANS) Researchers have discovered a protein that may slow the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), thereby revealing a target for developing natural therapies against the deadly virus. “In earlier studies, we knew that we could interfere…

HIV self-testing safe and accurate: Study

London, Sep 9 (IANS) HIV self-testing (HIVST) that involves training individuals to perform and interpret their own HIV test may prove to be a widely used, safe and accurate method of controlling the epidemic, new research has found.   These…