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  1. National AIDS Control Programme phase-IV (2012-2017), strategy document

    The main objective of NACP IV is to: i. Reduce new infections by 50 percent (2007 Baseline of NACP III); ii. Provide comprehensive care and support to all persons living with HIV/AIDS and treatment services for all those who require it. This will be achieved through the following strategies: i. Intensifying and consolidating prevention services with a focus on (a) high-risk groups and vulnerable population and (b) general population; ii. …

  2. Annual report 2013-14

    The Annual Report 2013-2014 of the Department of AIDS Control (DAC), Government of India, reviews the progress made under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) during the current financial year 2013-2014 in scaling up intervention services for HIV prevention, treatment, care and support across the country through regular monitoring and reporting. This report reflects the commitment of DAC and identifies both achievements and gaps in response to the HIV epidemic.

  3. Department of AIDS Control, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Annual Report 2012-13

    This report presents a summary of achievements made under the strategy and plan for National AIDS Control Programme Phase (NACP - IV) during the current financial year (2012-13) along with key impacts, strategies and achievments.

  4. Legal protections against HIV-related human rights violations: Experiences and lessons learned from national HIV laws in Asia and the Pacific

    This report is a direct follow-up to Global Commission on HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights and Health (July 2012) and the Asia-Pacific Regional Dialogue of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law convened in Bangkok in February 2011. This study identifies the laws that states of Asia and the Pacific have put in place to provide legal protections against HIV-related human rights violations and the lessons learned from implementation and enforcement. …

  5. The HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Comparative Perspective: The Cases of India and Russia

    After examining the history of HIV/AIDS in Russia and India, the article examines the present prevalence of, and future projections for, HIV/AIDS in both countries. It also discusses the economic, political, and social consequences of the pandemic in either region, while evaluating the effectiveness of the Indian and Russian governmental attempts to stem the health crisis. The article concludes with certain policy recommendations for the target countries' respective governments.

  6. Asian economies in rapid transition: HIV now and through 2031

    The Working Group on Countries in Rapid Transition was formed in May 2008 to further explore the question whether countries in Asia undergoing rapid transition have a heightened vulnerability to HIV and what factors must be considered for mounting an effective long-term response. …

  7. Adolescents in India: a profile

    The report presents a situation analysis of adolescents in India, adolescents in the UN system, review of government policies and programmes related to adolescents, NGO activities and programmes on adolescents at a glance.

  8. National AIDS prevention and control policy [India]

    The national AIDS control policy principally aims at the following strategy for prevention and control of the disease:- Prevention of further spread of the disease by(i) making the people aware of its implications and provide them with the necessary tools for protecting themselves. (ii) controlling STDs among vulnerable sections together with promotion of condom use as a preventive measure (iii) ensuring availability of safe blood and blood products; and (iv) reinforcing the traditional Indian moral values among youth and other impressionable groups of population. II. …

  9. National AIDS Control Programme Phase III (2006-2011): strategy and implementation plan

    The primary goal of NACP-III is to halt and reverse the epidemic in India over the next 5 years by integrating programmes for prevention, care, support and treatment. This will be achieved through four stages, namely:1. Prevention of new infections in high risk groups and general population through:a. Saturation of coverage of high risk groups with targeted interventions (TIs), andb. Scaled up interventions in the general population.2. Providing greater care, support and treatment to a larger number of people living with HIV/AIDS.3. …

  10. National AIDS Control Programme Phase - II (1999 - 2006)

    The National AIDS Control Project, Phase II aims - To shift the focus from raising awareness to changing behaviour through interventions, particularly for groups at high risk of contracting and spreading HIV; - To support decentralisation of service delivery to the States and Municipalities and a new facilitating role for National AIDS Control Organisation. …

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