HIV/AIDS Campaign Reaches Sugnu

IMPHAL, Dec 9: As a part of ongoing campaign by Manipur Legislatures’ forum on HIV/AIDS a day-long constituency-level session on HIV/AIDS was held at Sugnu today. The event organized under the Forum’s aegis at Sugnu Makha Community Hall was attended by works Minister K Ranjit, Oinam AC MLA Dr I Ibohalbi, who is also the Forum Secretary, and Chief Medical Officer (Thoubal) Dr Achouba as...

Protest Rally Against FTA

IMPHAL, Dec 6: To protest and express concern against inclusion of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) provisions in the proposed European Union– India Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which is likely to affect access to affordable HIV/AIDS drugs, a mass rally was taken out here today. Organized by Center for Social Development (CSD) in collaboration with other NGOs working on drugs and HIV/AIDS and...

Manipur Strikes A Chord With International Community On AIDS Day

IMPHAL, Dec 1: Manipur today joined the International community in observing the 23rd World AIDS Day under the theme of ‘˜Universal Access and Human Rights‘. The main function was organized under the aegis of Manipur AIDS Control Society at the parade ground of Ist Manipur Rifles here with Governor Gurbachand Jagat as chief guest. At the occasion, the Governor launched a Comprehensive...

‘˜HIV/AIDS Need High Level Intervention’

IMPHAL, Nov 30: In order to effectively check the spread of HIV/AIDS in Manipur, Ministers, MLAs and other higher officials of the Government need to be convinced first, secretary of Manipur Legislators’ Forum on HIV/AIDS (ML-FA) and MLA of Oinam A/C Dr I Ibohalbi has stated. Speaking as chief guest at the one-day constituency level convention on HIV/AIDS organized jointly by MLFA and Kuki Students’...

Churachandpur Gears Up For World AIDS Day

LAMKA, Nov 29: With individuals registered in its ART centers across the district crossing over four-thousand, Churachandpur is set to observe the World AIDS Day, advocating universal rights for people living with HIV, in tune with the international theme. Addressing the media ahead of the December 1 observation, the organizing committee alongside NGOs working on HIV/AIDS, the district AIDS officials,...

Economic Rehabilitation For HIV Positive Women

IMPHAL, Oct 18: The Government of Manipur would be taking up special measure for the economic rehabilitation of women living with HIV, secretary of Legislative Forum on HIV/AIDS Dr I Ibohalbi has announced. Dr Ibohalbi was speaking as president of the 10th foundation day function of CARE Foundation held at Iboyaima Shumang Leela Shanglen here today. He observed that it would not be possible to fight...