Chess Champion Anand to Champion HIV/AIDS for Avahan
Chess champion and grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand will now champion the cause of HIV/AIDS for 'Avahan', the Indian chapter of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. //
Anand will work towards increasing the awareness about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in India for Avahan's public education cam...
Indian Films With Smoking Scenes may Get 'A' Certificate
... chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) chief N.K. Ganguly, Nobel laureates Amartya Sen, Ashok Alexander, director avahan
- the India AIDS Initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
In India alone, there are over 800,000 tobacco-related deaths every year a...
Tamil Nadu Checks AIDS Spread
...ilnadu Aids Initiative (TAI) has in the two years of its existence become a model for other states to emulate. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's avahan
scheme funds it.
Since the HIV virus was first discovered in India in 1986 in Tamil Nadu, the state today has about 240,000 people suffering fro...
Bill Gates Takes Personal Interest in AIDS Program
...e on 7 December and a Developers Forum in Bangalore 9 December.
Away from the public glare, Gates will be spending time reviewing the progress of avahan
(Call to action)- the $200 million grant making initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that supports programmes working to prevent the spre...