Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 7

AIDS Control in India - Is it in the Right Direction?

Anubhuti Joshi, Mahendra Singh*, Shantam Pokhriyal, Dharanidhar Singh, Yogesh Bahurupi, Pradeep Aggarwal, Darshana Kansara, Pushpendra Kaushik, Aditya Chaudhary and Aakriti Jasrotia

Department of Community and Family Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Science, Rishikesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Mahendra Singh, Department of Community and Family Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Science, Rishikesh, India.

Received: April 17, 2023; Published: June 22, 2023

Abstract

India has made significant progress in controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS since the beginning of the HIV epidemic. The current programme, National AIDS Control Programme IV (NACP-IV), aims to diagnose and reduce annual new HIV cases by 50%. Through comprehensive HIV treatment, education, care, and support for the general population as well as building on targeted interventions for the key affected groups and those at a high risk of HIV transmission, the current programme focuses on increasing awareness and behaviour change, from a national response to a more decentralized response, and to increasing involvement of NGOs and networks of People living with HIV (PLHIV). The program has set various targets and milestones over the years, this is a comparison of the NACP targets and achievements according to NACO along with a few gaps in India till 2021.

 Keyword: HIV; NACP; NACO; PLHIV; Gap Analysis; Targets; Achievements

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Citation

Citation: Mahendra Singh., et al. “AIDS Control in India - Is it in the Right Direction?”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 7.7 (2023): 132-138.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Mahendra Singh., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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