HIV/AIDS in China Current Affairs, GK & News
India has attained an 84% decrease in tuberculosis deaths among the people living with HIV by 2017. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on the UNAIDS, this has become the highest recorded decline among 20 nations and it is also three years ahead of the 2020 deadline. UNAIDS has persuade countries to step up action to meet ..
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 ..
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
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 ..