ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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A Nutrition Secure India

India continues to suffer from under-nutrition among large sections of its population. The country is unlikely to realise the first millennium development goal by 2015. How can agriculture be used to improve nutritional status?

Meeting the AIDS Challenge

Challenge AIDS in Asia: The Challenge Ahead edited by Jai P Narain; Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2004; pp 395, Rs 295 (paperback). SUNEETHA KADIYALA HIV/AIDS is a global health and development challenge, an impact that will be felt for decades to come. HIV/ AIDS is different. It is a lentivirus and a retrovirus. These two features make it particularly significant for economies and societies. A lentivirus is very slow acting

AIDS in India

While TB and malaria are currently the number one killers in India, inaction could make AIDS the leading cause of death. A decade after setting up the National AIDS Control Organisation, the nation is still debating the accuracy of HIV/AIDS statistics. Are current responses adequate to stem the spread of the disease?
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