Prevention of HIV/AIDS Current Affairs, GK & News

National Health Policy, 2017: Tangible Aims & Objectives

The National Health Policy, 2017 policy aims at attainment of the highest possible level of health and wellbeing for all at all ages. It is to be achieved through a preventive and promotive health care orientation in all developmental policies, and universal access to good quality health care services without anyone having to face financial ..


U.S. approves “Truvada”

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration showed green signal to an anti-HIV drug, Truvada, by pharmaceutical firm Gilead Sciences. It can now be used as prophylactic drug. However, many people are skeptic with the decision, particularly AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF).    What is Truvada? Tenofovir/emtricitabine, trademark Truvada by Gilead Sciences. Truvada is an anti-HIV drug. It ..