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Zambia urges elimination of inequalities to end AIDS

Lusaka |Thursday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
Zambia called for eliminating inequalities to curb the spread of HIV infections while marking this year's World AIDS Day with the theme of "End Inequalities, End AIDS, End Pandemic."... read..
 

Uganda strives to consolidate gains in HIV/AIDS fight amid Covid

Kampala |Thursday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
Uganda is striving to consolidate the country's gains in the fight against HIV/AIDS despite the impact of Covid-19, a senior health official said.... read..
 

Biden unveils new national HIV/AIDS strategy on World AIDS Day

US | December 2, 2021 8:49:01 AM IST
Washington [US], December 2 ( ANI): US President Joe Biden has initiated a new HIV/AIDS strategy aimed at ending the epidemic by 2030, local news reported on Wednesday (local time).... read..
 

Study provides model for treating HIV/AIDS, depression

Washington | December 2, 2021 5:49:37 PM IST
For people with HIV who are also struggling with depression, remaining healthy is often an insurmountable challenge, especially in South Africa, home to the highest number of cases in the world and a significant shortage of mental health professionals.... read..
 

Social inequality, AIDS, pandemics are interrelated: Union Health Secretary

New Delhi | December 2, 2021 1:49:26 AM IST
Social inequality, AIDS and pandemics are interrelated, said Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan here on Wednesday.... read..
 

AIADMK sore over DVAC raids on its leaders, ex-ministers and aides

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:09 PM IST
The AIADMK has complained that the DMK government is into vindictive politics and the regular raids conducted by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) are politically motivated.... read..
 

World AIDS Day 2021: 5 films that broke stigma, spread awareness

New Delhi | December 1, 2021 12:19:33 PM IST
Art has the power to influence and cinema is a strong proof of that. A lot of people love movies and are often inspired and moved by them to reflect on their lives - whether personal, romantic, social or environmental.... read..
 

MoS Bharati Pravin Pawar chairs World AIDS Day celebrations

New Delhi | December 1, 2021 11:49:49 PM IST
Aligning with the theme of World AIDS Day 2021 "End Inequalities. End AIDS. End Pandemics", the Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Bharati Pravin Pawar emphasized on the need to focus and tackle gender inequalities, discrimination again... read..
 

NIA raids 14 locations in Jharkhand in connection with terrorist acts for extortion, disruption of govt works

Latehar (Jharkhand) | December 1, 2021 11:19:45 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted searches at 14 locations in Jharkhand in a case related to 'Conspiracy for Extortion and Disruption of Government Works' in Latehar.... read..
 

Siliguri: Sex workers, AIDS patients light up candles on eve of World AIDS Day

Siliguri (West Bengal) | December 1, 2021 5:19:26 AM IST
Sex workers, health workers and HIV-AIDS patients lit candles on Tuesday in the memory of those who died due to the disease on the eve of World AIDS Day.... read..
 

AIDS in Australia hits new low during pandemic

Sydney |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
To mark World AIDS Day, the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney revealed data on Wednesday, showing that AIDS cases in Australia reached an all-time low during the pandemic.... read..
 

Workers with HIV-AIDS continue to face stigma, discrimination: ILO

Geneva | December 1, 2021 2:19:39 PM IST
"Myths and misconceptions" about HIV and AIDS continue to fuel stigma and discrimination at the workplace, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said on Tuesday. Despite some improvement in people's tolerance to the disease in the more than 40 years... read..
 

Zimbabwe launches new five-year strategic plan to end HIV/AIDS

Harare |Tuesday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Zimbabwe has launched a national HIV/AIDS strategic plan which is set to guide resource allocation and implementation of the country's HIV response for the next five years, the state broadcaster ZBC reported.... read..
 

Taliban elite special forces tasked with night raids on former security force members

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
The Taliban have intensified searches for former members of the Khost Protection Force (KPF), a special forces unit that had been founded and supported by the US Central Intelligence Agency.... read..
 

World 'dangerously unprepared' for future pandemics unless leaders tackle inequalities, UNAIDS warns

New York | November 30, 2021 2:50:07 PM IST
Unless leaders tackle stark inequalities, the world could face 7.7 million AIDS-related deaths over the next 10 years, the Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) warned on Monday in a new report.... read..
 

Kerala aiming for zero AIDS cases by 2025

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2021 10:15:08 PM IST
If the World Health Organisation is aiming for no new AIDS cases by 2030, Kerala is planning to achieve it by 2025, said State Health Minister Veena George.... read..
 

World at risk of 7.7 mn AIDS-related deaths in next decade: UNAIDS

Geneva |Tuesday, 2021 10:15:08 PM IST
Unless leaders tackle stark inequalities, the world could face 7.7 million AIDS-related deaths over the next 10 years, the Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) warned in a new report, ahead of World AIDS Day on December 1.... read..
 

ED raids premises of Punjab-based businessman

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate has carried out a search operation at the premises of a Punjab-based cable businessman under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).... read..
 
 
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