India Sees Decline In New HIV Cases In Last Decade

The Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Saturday that the HIV/AIDS cases in India have dropped by 57 percent in the last decade as against 20 percent globally.

“In the last decade, the global average declining rate for new HIV infections was 20 percent, in India it is 57 percent,” said Azad at the closing function of the third phase of the Red Ribbon Express here.

A recent report by National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) said India has seen new HIV cases go down from 2….