Bency, died of encephalitis in 2010 at age 15 at SAT hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. After a few years, Johny passed away.
HIV/AIDS patients, who are at a high risk of developing Covid-19 due to a compromised immune system, faced a huge challenge in getting medicines and timely treatment.
A few such patients who underwent treatment at the orthopaedics department and the SCB Mental Health Institute are waiting to be rehabilitated for over a year.
Almost 12 years ago, a Malayali pastor and his family opened their home to HIV positive children from the streets
The pregnant woman of Parkanmala village in Kudmulgumma panchayat under Khairput block was denied service after the CHC authorities came to know that she was an HIV patient.
Should couples with HIV infection give up their dream of having a biological child? Not necessary in today’s era of advanced medical management.
The patients are mostly intravenous drug users (people who self-inject drugs). They were arrested by the police under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.
Anand's foster father was no less caring than his biological father would have been but he was clueless about how to take care of an HIV positive child.
At least 58 persons have tested positive for HIV in Bangarmau area of Unnao district near state capital Lucknow where an unqualified doctor had allegedly used reused syringes to treat patients.