Navigation Links
More collaborations and strengthening of India’s AIDS control body require

India has an estimated 5.1 million HIV positive people and we are ranked the second largest country with highest amount of HIV positive people next to South Africa//.

UN Secretary General and special envoy for HIV/AIDS for Asia and the Pacific Nafis sadik said that the steps taken by India to check the spread of HIV/AIDS is in good progress but more has to be done for an effective strengthening of the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO). Nafis said that the NACO has to concentrate more on youth and women who are more vulnerable to infection of HIV. Nafis said that he is not happy with the allocation of funds and also on the recruitment of staff for NACO.

Nafis said that a collaborative referendum of all the political parties, religious groups, Non-Governmental organizations, doctors and legislators is required for an effective control of AIDS spread. Nafis his not happy with the number of staff in the coordinating body, comparing the Brazil which has 100 coordinating people in the program, India has only 15 people with more consultants in the group than the professionals and the there is only 9 professionals in the group who has to manage 30 consultants.

The NACO of India is to meet this Saturday to formulate new rules and propagandas for an effective control of HIV/AIDS and the would also look into possibilities of coordinating the program with other national programs and one of main agenda would be to announcement that the National Commission on AIDS control would be chaired by the Prime minister.

Nafis sadik said that, “Most countries that were once resistant to the idea of making condoms accessible to youngsters and educating adolescents on sexuality are becoming more pragmatic whereas, sexual morals are changing whether we like it or not and the first message for them should be abstinence and if they don't do that, we need to protect their health." Nafis added that, "We have to remove the stigma, the discrimi nation and the denial to accept that people infected with HIV/AIDS can lead normal and long life with treatment and care”.

Source: Indo-Asian News Service
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Launch Of India’s First Virology Course At Pun
2. India’s smallest premature baby brings immense joy to Indian parent
3. Amitabh Bachchan - India’s Superstar Undergoes Surgery
4. New Health Scheme Launched In India’s Biha
5. Stage Set For Final Hearing On India’s Biggest Ever Medical Compensation Clai
6. Minister of State For Industry Urges Corporate Sectors to help India’s Disabled Populatio
7. Tobacco Consumption By Youths Will Hamper India’s Economic Growt
8. Consumer Court Dismisses India’s Biggest Ever Medical Error Clai
9. India’s Silent Killer on the Prow
10. India’s First Full-Fledged Trauma Center Read
11. India’s Need for Specialization in Infectious Diseases Urge
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/8/2016)... ... ... famous for gift giving with flowers, chocolates and other tokens of affection meant to remind ... than 5.6 million Americans suffering with Alzheimer’s, those store bought gifts - no matter ... they’ve led and the people they’ve touched. , That’s why Give To ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... announced expansion into Canada to provide its range of unique and advantaged ... in Quebec City that will provide bilingual customer service and marketing support. A ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... Delta Dental of California and its affiliated companies announced ... D. Radine, who recently retired as president and CEO of Delta Dental of California ... of the Year , helped lead the effort to raise funds for studies to ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... of organizations. DocuSyst provides a cloud hosted environment for FileHold software that ... integration with various 3rd party applications using the FileHold web services API. DocuSyst ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their ... removal products. , Moles are derived from a cluster of melanin when exposed to ... wrong places and create a lifetime of embarrassment. Historically, mole removal has ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/8/2016)... -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX ) announced today ... year-end 2015 results after the Nasdaq market closes on ... live conference call and webcast to discuss its financial ... 11, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. ... http://www.neurocrine.com . --> Participants can access the ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... -- http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fqx6nz/global_skin ) has announced ... Equipment Market 2016-2020" report to their offering. ... announced the addition of the "Global Skin ... offering. --> Research and ... of the "Global Skin Protective Equipment Market ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... --  Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the appointment ... newly created role of Vice President, Head of Global ... decades of leadership experience at leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and ... center. Most recently Dr. Yee served as VP, Head ... Medical Officer at AstraZeneca, where he led medical affairs ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: