May 13, 2016

Project Sunrise

In February 2016, the Union government has launched a new initiative “Project Sunrise” to tackle the increasing HIV prevalence in the North-Eastern states. The AIDS prevention special project aims to diagnose 90 per cent of such drug addicts with HIV…

December 28, 2015

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

For the first time in India, the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) and Union Health Ministry have given clearance to launch an experimental project to provide HIV preventive medicine - ‘Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis’ (PrEP) to sex workers in Sonagachi district of…