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Mumbai: Free entry to Humsafar Trust’s Gulabi Mela if one gets HIV test

Mumbai: Free entry to Humsafar Trust’s Gulabi Mela if one gets HIV test

The tickets to the fair, which will be held on January 28 at Dadar’s Vanita Samaj Hall, range between Rs 200 and Rs 400 per head

25 January,2024 07:04 AM IST | Mumbai | Eshan Kalyanikar
Efforts of AIDS Control Society are laudable

Efforts of AIDS Control Society are laudable

Massage parlour workers are part of the high-risk population identified by the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO).

25 January,2024 06:51 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
How Mumbai’s age-old AIDS society is reaching out to ‘the unreached’

How Mumbai’s age-old AIDS society is reaching out to ‘the unreached’

Mumbai AIDS Control Society aims to bridge gaps in HIV prevention and treatment to people like massage parlour workers and users of dating apps

24 January,2024 06:05 AM IST | Mumbai | A Correspondent
Out of 1,804 HIV-TB co-infected patients, 458 lost lives: MDACS study

Out of 1,804 HIV-TB co-infected patients, 458 lost lives: MDACS study

Out of the 1,804 HIV-TB co-infected patients between 2018 to 2021 in Mumbai, a total of 325 died during treatment, while 133 succumbed post-treatment, revealed a study published in the European journal. These findings are part of a study conducted by the Mumbai AIDS Control Society

20 January,2024 01:23 PM IST | Mumbai | Eshan Kalyanikar
Shruti Haasan's Charity Closet Sale returns to raise funds for children with HIV

Shruti Haasan's Charity Closet Sale returns to raise funds for children with HIV

Actor and singer Shruti Hassan has picked out closet favourites to raise funds for children living with HIV/AIDS. The pieces will be on sale online for all willing buyers

09 January,2024 01:01 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Commemorating LGBTQIA community's contribution to fight HIV/AIDS

Commemorating LGBTQIA community's contribution to fight HIV/AIDS

World AIDS Day is on December 1. Let's reflect on the progress made in fighting HIV/AIDS, remember those lost to AIDS, and support those living with the disease.

01 December,2023 10:48 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Mumbai HIV+ numbers stagnate; experts say it’s misleading

Mumbai HIV+ numbers stagnate; experts say it’s misleading

Severely hit amid pandemic, testing has bounced back to reach 4.5 lakh people but this is not enough for densely populated Mumbai

01 December,2023 07:52 AM IST | Mumbai | Eshan Kalyanikar
Mumbai: Care centres for people with HIV reduced by 60 per cent

Mumbai: Care centres for people with HIV reduced by 60 per cent

Growing concerns as care and support centres for PLHIV face a reduction in services

24 May,2023 07:31 AM IST | Mumbai | Suraj Pandey
Mumbai: Now, a lokpal to address issues of HIV/AIDS patients

Mumbai: Now, a lokpal to address issues of HIV/AIDS patients

An executive health officer of the BMC has been appointed to the post for Mumbai; two more lokpal to be appointed for the purpose across the state

24 April,2023 07:32 AM IST | Mumbai | Suraj Pandey
India to be hit as pharma giant pulls plug on AIDS vaccine

India to be hit as pharma giant pulls plug on AIDS vaccine

Mosaico trial, which began in 2019, failed to yield desired results

23 January,2023 08:14 AM IST | Mumbai | Vinod Kumar Menon

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