AIDS

‘If global fight against AIDS, TB and malaria is going to be won, it has to be won in India’

Peter Sands,

Last month the government hosted a preparatory international meeting for the replenishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, which is seeking to raise $14 billion for funding health systems globally over the next three years. Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund,spoke to Nalin Mehta on the issue:   What […..]

The discovery of India

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A group of cadets of the National Cadet Corps began their journey in Kolkata a few weeks ago. Next month, Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will receive them here. This is a story of how a group of young men and women are fighting to slow down the spread of AIDS. Nalin Mehta reports.  

NCC Spreads AIDS Awareness

Kolkata: Thousands of National Cadet Corps (NCC) members in Kolkata are at the forefront of West Bengal’s AIDS control programme. Roughly one lakh cadets have been mobilized for this unique initiative, and distribute special audio cassettes and textbooks to spread awareness. Seeing their success, even UNICEF, for the first time, has decided to tie up […..]