Special: World AIDS Day
More than 850,000 infants saved from HIV since 2005, but alarming trends seen among adolescents
UNICEF report shows that new infections among adolescents could be halved by 2020 with targeted and increased investment
A new report released today by UNICEF shows great progress has been made to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, with more than 850,000 new childhood infections averted between 2005 and 2012 in low- and middle-income countries.
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Thank Your Hero: Dr. Mamta Manglani
Professor and Head of the Department of Paediatrics, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital & Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal Medical College in Mumbai, Dr. Manglani has come a very long way.
One of the pioneers of institutionalising treatment for children with HIV in the country, Dr Mamta has witnessed her department blossom into what it is today with the support of National AIDS Control Programme (NACO) and agencies like UNICEF.
Thank Your Hero: Dr. Manali Lilani!
They are not just our patients, they become our friends, says 25-year-old Dr Manali Lilani who works as a medical officer at the Paediatric department’s Paediatric centre for excellence for HIV tertiary care at the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital in Mumbai.