HIV/AIDS activism Current Affairs, GK & News

HIV/AIDS activism  Current Affairs, GK & News

2019 edition of World AIDS Vaccine Day (WAVD)

The World AIDS Vaccine Day (WAVD) is observed every year on 18th May to spread awareness about the urgent need for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS. The day is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. It is also a day to thank volunteers, researchers, scientists, community member, health professionals and everyone ..

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2017 World AIDS day (WAD)

The World AIDS Day (WAD) is observed every year all over the world on December 1 to raise the public awareness about Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). It is a pandemic disease caused due to the infection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Under the 2017 theme “Right to health”, the World Health Organization (WHO) will ..

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Red Ribbon Express

What is Red Ribbon Express? Red Ribbon Express is an AIDS/HIV awareness campaign train by the Indian Railways. The ‘Red Ribbon Express’ is a special train being run in order to propagate information on primary prevention and services, developing an understanding the infection to reduce stigma and discrimination against the people living with HIV/AIDS, strengthening ..

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AIDS in India

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome1. Caused By: human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is retrovirus. It is also known as human T-lymphotropic virus-III (HTLV-III), lymphadenopathy-associated virus (LAV), and AIDS-associated retrovirus (ARV)2. Transmission: Transmission involves anal, vaginal or oral sex, blood transfusion, contaminated hypodermic needles, exchange between mother and baby during pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or ..

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