Tag Archives: HIV/AIDS
New Delhi: Not even a single Indian pharmaceutical company features in the list of world’s top 20 companies that have attempted at making medicines affordable for those in low and middle income countries, revealed a recent study by the Netherlands-based Access to Medicine Foundation.
AIDS 2016, the XXI International AIDS Conference (with the theme of ‘Access Equity Rights Now’) which will be held in Durban, South Africa, from 18 to 22 July 2016, marks a dramatic change in the country’s AIDS response in the 16 years since the XIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2000), which was also held in Durban.
Panaji: The union health ministry could use Baba Ramdev’s reported cure to HIV/AIDS if it is clinically cleared, Union Minister of State for Health and AYUSH Shripad Naik said on Tuesday.
London: A new approach to care for patients with advanced HIV in Tanzania and Zambia, combining community support and screening for a type of meningitis, has reduced deaths by 28%.
New Delhi: BD, a leading global medical technology company, on Thursday announced the launch of BD FACSPresto, a Near Patient CD4 monitoring system that provides absolute and percentage results of CD4 T lymphocytes and haemoglobin (Hb) concentration in whole blood samples.
New York: A team of researchers, led by Samuel K Sia, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test that simultaneously detects three infectious disease markers from a finger prick of blood in just 15 minutes.
New Delhi: The union health ministry on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ministry of communication & information technology to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS. Combating discrimination of HIV-AIDS victims is also a part of the drive.
New Delhi: Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad launched the National AIDS Control Programme Phase IV (NACP-IV) here on Wednesday.