HIV Current Affairs - 2020

1st December: World AIDS Day

Every year on 1st December World Acquired ImmunoDeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Day is being observed to raise awareness of the pandemic caused by the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It also seeks to remember those who have died of the disease by mourning. The theme for year 2015 is ‘Getting to zero, End AIDS Read More…

Union Government scraps import duties on AIDS drugs and test kits

Union Government has scrapped customs import duties for drugs and test kits used to treat Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS). In this regard Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has issued a notice that will remain in effect till March 2016. This decision will help to cut prices of Read More…

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