HLL Life Care Ltd – A Success Story

HLL Life Care Ltd, Thiruvananthapuram

HLL Life Care Ltd, Thiruvananthapuram under the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has become one of the largest producers of condoms in the world. HLL's total annual condom production capacity has now touched 1616 million pieces. Overseas and domestic demand for condoms has grown manifold especially in the wake of the Central government's launch of … [Read more...]

Alcohol And Drug Abuse: Causes Effect And Control


Launching its flagship world drug report 2012, United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) said, "Heroin, cocaine and other drugs continue to kill around 200,000 people a year, shattering families and bringing misery to thousands of other people, insecurity and the spread of HIV". Enormity of substance abuse problem in India is no less different. Its … [Read more...]

HIV/AIDS Prevention Initiative In India


With an estimated population of 2.4 million, India is home to the third largest HIV/AIDS affected people in the world. The Government of India launched its National AIDS control Programme (NACP) in 1987 when 135 cases were identified in the country. The programme was envisioned to coordinate the national responses of surveillance, blood screening details … [Read more...]

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MoU Between NACO and Ministry of Shipping


    As a part of its efforts to mainstream issues relating to HIV/AIDS, the Department of AIDS Control, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have signed the first MoU with the Ministry of Shipping. According to the MoU, NACO will provide HIV/AIDS/STI preventive, care support and treatment services to port workers as well as community around … [Read more...]