DK moved towards green zone from red zone : Dr Badruddin

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Mangaluru : Dakshina Kannada district has moved towards green zone with positive cases coming down drastically over the years. Speaking to reporters here on Wednesday, District Aids Control Officer Dr Badruddin said that the number of positive cases have come down by 50% over the years. In spite of this, Dakshina Kannada district stands third […]

Man arrested for selling wife for Rs. 30,000

Friday, June 26th, 2015
selling Woman

Bengaluru : The Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths arrested a 35-year-old for selling his wife for Rs. 30,000 to a man who forced her into prostitution. The incident came to light when the officials of Women and Narcotics wing of CCB, raided a prostitution den being operated from a rented house in Subramanyapura on Thursday. […]

District AIDS Prevention and Control Unit will shortly introduce single window system

Sunday, December 14th, 2014
Prajna Council

Mangaluru : A Interaction programme with Health and Family Welfare U T Khader and the HIV /AIDS patients at  Prajna Counselling Centre in Mangaluru held on Saturday. Health and Family Welfare U T Khader said that the state government will shortly introduce a single window system to collect all the applications seeking social benefits by […]

Medication can make HIV infected people to lead a happy life: Dr Kishor Kumar

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Mangalore : Department of prisons in association with Karnataka State Aids Prevention Society organized a programme on HIV/AIDS at district prison on September 14, Sunday. The programme was organized as per the directions of Project Director of Karnataka State Aids Prevention Society with an objective of creating awareness among jail inmates on HIV. Speaking on […]

World Blood Donors’ Day observed at KMC

Friday, June 14th, 2013
World Blood Donors’ Day

Mangalore : World Blood Donors’ Day was observed at KMC on June 14, Friday by organizing a blood donation camp. DC N Prakash inaugurated the camp and stressed the need for blood donation that can save many lives. District Health Officer Dr R Sreerangappa and  Medical superintendent Dr Madhusudan Upadya, were also present. KMC Hospital […]

IMA observes World AIDS Day

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
World AIDS Day

Mangalore: A Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme on Management of HIV was organised by the Mangalore Branch of the Indian Medical Association to mark World AIDS Day  at Attavar in Mangalore recently. Dr Siddarth Shetty spoke on the International AIDS Day theme ‘Working Together for an AIDS-Free Generation.’Dr John T Ramapuram, Professor of Medicine, KMC, […]

Peer convention of HIV+ people, sex workers, transgenders held in Mangalore

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
Peer convention

Mangalore: A peer convention organised by Hongirana Network of Positive People  was held in Mangalore on November 26, Monday. Speaking on the occasion, SP Changappa, former president of the Mangalore Bar Association said the legal aid cell comprising five advocates  will solve the problems faced by HIV positive people, sex workers and transgenders. He said […]

Go for Yoga to stop HIV: Ramdas

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
SA Ramdas

Bangalore : Medical Education Minister S A Ramdas on Tuesday said the government would shortly launch ‘Start Yoga, Stop HIV’campaign to promote a healthy lifestyle. Expressing concern over the growing incidence of HIV and diabetes in the state, he said that India had second highest number of HIV patients in the world. Five districts in […]

AIDS/HIV: Let Youth beware: ZP-CEO

Friday, December 2nd, 2011
AIDS/HIV: Let Youth beware: ZP-CEO

Mangalore: If the younger generations, now in majority in India under 35 years of age, understood social values and moral fortitude, they can live as good citizens of this country, and also bring to zero-growth, the new AIDS patients, those infected with HIV, deaths due to sex diseases, and reduce differences of HIV –TAINTED PERSONS, […]

Dr. M. V. Shetty College of Social Work creates awareness on AIDS day

Friday, December 2nd, 2011
MV Shetty school

Mangalore : As a part of World Aids Day, Dr. M. V. Shetty College of Social Work organized the HIV/AIDS Awareness Week 2011 on the premises of Government Wenlock Hospital on December 1, Thursday. Dr. Saroja, the RMO of Wenlock Hospital inaugurated the HIV/AIDS Awareness Week 2011. The students performed a street play to create […]

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