National AIDS Control Organisation

Centre holds meeting of experts on monkeypox, to revisit existing guidelines

A case is considered laboratory confirmed for monkeypox virus by detection of unique sequences of viral DNA either by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and/or sequencing.

published on : 4th August 2022

Odisha trains health staff to fight monkeypox

They will also be imparted training on identifying suspects/confirmed cases and contacts, contact tracing and other surveillance activities.

published on : 30th July 2022

Andhra P No 2 in new HIV cases in 2020-21

State reports 9,521 HIV positive cases; Maharashtra tops with 10,498 and Karnataka is third .

published on : 21st May 2022

As Covid wave abates, HIV patients hope for better healthcare support

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.

published on : 19th February 2022

Basis for identification of sex workers need not be restricted to list provided by NACO: Supreme Court

In so far as Chandigarh is concerned, money was being transferred to accounts of sex workers who have been identified, the bench noted.

published on : 10th January 2022