AIDS Current Affairs, GK & News

World AIDS Vaccine Day: May 18

Every year, the World AIDS Vaccine Day is celebrated on May 18. The day is also called the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Vaccine Awareness Day. This year, in 2021,  the World AIDS Vaccine Day is celebrated under the following theme: Theme: Global Solidarity About World AIDS Vaccine Day The day is commemorated to honour thousands ..

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Committee: 3 out of every 1,000 pregnant women in Meghalaya test positive for HIV

The Assembly Committee on Women Empowerment recently submitted its report to the Meghalaya Government. The Committee was led by Ampareen Lyngdoh. The Committee has found that three out of every thousand pregnant women in the state are testing positive for HIV in the state. Key Findings of the Committee According to the Committee, there are ..

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National Pharmacy Week celebrated in India

The Indian Pharmaceutical Association in collaboration with Delhi Pharmaceutical Trust celebrated the 59th National Pharmacy Week between November 16, 2020 and November 22, 2020. The National Pharmacy Week was celebrated under the theme Theme: Pharmacists: Frontline Health Professionals The Indian Pharmaceutical Association has been organizing the National Pharmacy Week every year during the third week ..

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What is HIV Prevention Model of India?

On November 18, 2020, the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan addressed the Ministerial meeting of the Global Prevention Coalition for HIV prevention. During the meet, the minister shared about the success of HIV Prevention Model of India. Key Highlights The minister stressed upon the following as India’s actions under its HIV Prevention Model The ..

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India may miss out on the AIDS Target: ICMR Study

A study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has found out that due to the COVID 19 pandemic, India may not be able to achieve the target of eliminating AIDS by the end of 2030. This will be difficult since there is a slow decline in annual new HIV infections by only 27% ..

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