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13th September, 2017
The Time for Satyagraha is over
Dr KK Aggarwal From Tokyo
Dear Colleague
 
This is one of the toughest times for our medical profession. We seem to be in a Do or Die situation. It's time that we all wake up because the countdown as begun. 
 
CWC Agenda for actions
  • Non implementation of inter-ministerial committee recommendations so far by the government of India
  • Reaction of the DGHS towards IMA in the last meeting of the National Council for Clinical Establishments. 
  • No action on PNDT Act: Government itself has gone for a special 
  • and has halted inter-ministerial decisions
  • Government not taking seriously considering a central act against violence
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New Delhi, 12 September 2017: As per recent statistics, new infections from HIV have almost halved in India over the past decade. However, this number is not enough to achieve the target of 'ending AIDS' globally by the year 2030. There were 2.1 million people living with HIV end of 2016. New infections fell to about 80,000 in 2016 from 150,000 in 2005.(1) There are still 2 million people living with HIV/AIDS, which is still quite a high number, feels the IMA. 
 
HIV or the human immunodeficiency virus damages the immune system by destroying the white blood cells that fight infection. AIDS is the final stage of infection with HIV. However, not everyone with HIV develops AIDS. A person with HIV-AIDs stands the risk of acquiring serious 'opportunistic' infections and some cancers.
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