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Kerala state to pay Rs 5L to HIV victim

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Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Human Rights Commission has ordered the state government to pay a compensation of Rs 5 lakh and monthly allowance of Rs 5,000 to a girl, 8, hailing from Mananthav

40,000 HIV cases in Krishna district

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Vijayawada: Over 40,000 HIV positive cases are there in Krishna district and 35,000 people registered their names in various government hospitals. In addition 10,000 people approached the ART centres

End to AIDS in sight, says UN report


As the numbers infected with incurable human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) keeps falling, experts are hopeful that AIDS could be eradicated in future due to better access to drugs that can both treat a

Just not poster girl for UNAIDS, will do ground work: Aishwarya


Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the newly appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS, says she does not want to be just a ‘poster girl’ for the organisation but will help break social barri

Sex, drugs, stigma put Thai transsexuals at HIV risk


From a cafe near the go-go bars of a Bangkok red light district where she campaigns for safe sex, Gigi gives an unvarnished view of how she joined Thailand's growing ranks of transgender people with H

Rise in number of sex workers leaving brothels hits HIV progs

A growing number of sex workers in the country are stepping beyond the immures of brothels and using mobile phones and Internet to solicit clients, posing a hurdle to health workers who find it diffic

STDs: ICMR to instil fear of death

After failing to control the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), through medical interventions, scientists will now take psychological and

HIV +ve, ‘rapist’ man faces trial for attempt to kill daughter

An HIV positive man, who allegedly raped his minor step daughter infecting her with the life threatening disease, has been put on trial by a Delhi court on attempt to murder charges, besides that of raping her.

Speaker stresses on AIDS free society


Tamil Nadu assembly speaker D. Jayakumar on Thursday urged the members of public to visit the Red Ribbon express scheduled to arrive Chennai, this Sunday.

Stressing that society should ideally be fr

In a first, HIV+ patient gets his gullet replaced

Ravirajan had not eaten a morsel of food for five years. A person who loved to eat, it was like a death sentence, even worse than the fact that he had AIDS, when he realized he could only swallow milk

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