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World AIDS Day: WHO Report Cites China, India, Pakistan in Top 10 Facing Crisis

UNITAID and WHO on Tuesday released a Landscape report that gives projections of the demand for and supply of HIV rapid diagnostic tests for self-testing and summarizes the emerging market landscape for this approach with the World AIDS Day slated on Wednesday. The World AIDS Day is meant to unite people around the world in the fight against HIV/AIDS. A ...

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Centre to Continue Funding AIDS Treatment in States: Nadda

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Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda said the Centre will continue funding the AIDS treatment costs, reversing earlier decision to stop it in major shift of policy in view of criticism from states. Releasing the “India HIV Estimations 2015-Technical Report”, he has launched Distance Learning Programme on Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST), Integrated HIV TB e-learning module, PPTCT ...

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UNICEF: 1.1 Million HIV Infections in Children Prevented Between 2005-2013

Ahead of World AIDS Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stated that an estimated 1.1 million human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections among children under the age of 15 have been prevented between 2005 and 2013. According to data released by the UNICEF on Friday, new HIV infections among children have declined by about 40 percent between 2009 and 2013, ...

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Kim Kardashian’s app to aid AIDS research

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is “thrilled” to help in the fight against AIDS by raising money through exclusive content on her “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” application. The 34-year-old is working with multinational corporations Apple and (RED) in honour of World AIDS Day Dec 1. Through her app, she’s offering exclusive new content and funds of all the in-app purchases will ...

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