Navigation Links
UK to Support Third Phase of India's AIDS Control Programme

The Department for International Development (DFID) in Britain has announced a funding of 102 million pounds (Rs.816 Crore) over five years in support of the third phase of Government of India's (GOIs) National AIDS Control Programme (NACP III).

The NACP III is a comprehensive prevention, care and support programme to halt and begin to reverse the AIDS epidemic in India by 2012. The announcement was made by Susanna Moorehead, Head of DFID India at a workshop on HIV-AIDS yesterday.

Sujatha Rao, Director General of NACO, giving her keynote speech at the workshop, said:

"The HIV epidemic in India continues to be largely concentrated in high-risk groups. However, there is evidence that more women are being infected and that the epidemic is expanding to rural areas. NACP III builds on lessons from NACP II and addresses these new trends".

NACP III aims to prevent new infections in high risk groups and vulnerable populations. This will be done by increasing the coverage of high risk groups from current levels to more than 80 percent with targeted activities.

Prevention services for truckers and mobile populations will also be scaled up and information and services will be provided to vulnerable populations, including women and children, with an expansion of coverage to rural and tribal areas. Treatment for opportunistic infections will also be increased.

The NACP III framework has been designed with strong Government of India leadership and in consultation with a large number of donors and civil society organisations.

The monitoring and evaluation system has been strengthened at the national and state levels to provide information for programme management and evidence based decision making.

The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) and development partners will jointly monitor the programme twice a year.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Support therapy helps breast cancer patients
2. Support for patients with Leg Pain
3. WHO To Support Public Health Threats
4. Support Services found to Dramatically Impact Pediatric Health Care
5. Britney Spears Donates $50 000 To Support Cancer Patients
6. Supportive spouse help ease job strain on blood pressure
7. Biopsies Of Human Skin And Bone Marrow Support T Cell Development
8. Woodruff Foundation Grant To Support Doctorate Of Nursing Practice Program
9. Blair Offers James Support To Fight AIDS
10. Cancer Cells Trigger Supporting Cells to Turn Cancerous
11. Guru’s Supporters Clash With CPI-M Me
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... Axiad IDS , a leading provider of ... with WALLIX to expand its solution to help government contractors more quickly ... number of ways to address the authentication requirements within NIST SP800-171, but no ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Anyone who uses scales know they have limits; a ... using that same scale to dispense medication. The first example is an issue of ... why it is important to have the right balance for the process. METTLER TOLEDO’s ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... ... A Southern California-based author has released a new book which details her ... them. “Forbidden Memories: A Memoir,” by author Michelle V. Madsen, highlights the author’s journey ... In “Memories,” readers get a firsthand look at what Michelle has been through in ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... VA (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... out how to change manufacturers future. , The agency is hammering out a ... Act, one of the farthest-ranging laws ever to affect FDA-regulated firms. The new ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... “A Short Walk to the Mailbox”: a remarkable ... creation of published author, Ed Clark. Ed Clark is a church music director ... as a minister of music and worship leader for over fifty years. He ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/12/2017)... , July 12, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... with generic companies to resolve pending patent litigation in the ... Virginia regarding the Cialis ® (tadalafil) unit ... April 26, 2020. As part of the agreement, Cialis exclusivity ... 27, 2018. "The unit dose patent for Cialis ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... Md. , July 11, 2017  The global ... estimated revenues of approximately $394.1 million in 2016.  Although ... trend of solid growth, in particular as a result ... clinical practice, and the recent introduction of a significant ... need for less-invasive testing of tumor biomarkers to guide ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ORMP ) ( ... development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that ... to schedule an End-of-Phase II meeting with Oramed for ... insulin capsule ORMD-0801 in the treatment of type 2 ... endpoints by indicating a statistically significant lowering of glucose ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: