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India achieved 84% decline in TB deaths among HIV patients

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 ..

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Quarraisha Abdool Karim appointed as new UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV

Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, an acclaimed South African Indian-origin AIDS researcher, has been appointed as a UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV. Professor Abdool Karim is one of the world’s leading AIDS researchers and has made pioneering contributions to understanding the HIV epidemic among young people, especially among young women. She is a strong ..

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Fall in fresh HIV-Infection cases among Children: UNAIDS Report

As per the latest UNAIDS Report, there is a steady decline in the newly contracted HIV infections among children. As per the UNAIDS Report: About 330000 children were newly infected in 2011, which implied a drop of 24 % in the new HIV case among children since 2009. Around 60 % of the 1.5 million ..

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Current Affairs Current Affairs : National : October 2009

October 13, 2009: World’s fastest growing telecom market is IndiaAccording to a latest report by Moodys India is the fastest growing telecom market of the world, leaving behind China. India’s net additions of 10 million (subscribers) per month have far outpaced China’s monthly rate of increase, now below eight million. October 12, 2009: Mines and ..

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