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Aids cases rise eight times in three years in National capital

DNDEL8017 | 8/11/2017 | Author : Cheena Kapoor | WC :403 | Health



As per a recent RTI data filed by the Praja Foundation, there has been an eight fold spike in the number of HIV infected cases in the city. The NGO releases a ‘white paper’ confirming that between the years 2014 and 2016, the cases rose multiple times but the death rate may have gone down.
“This data has been collected from Municipal Corporation of Delhi dispensaries and hospitals and state dispensaries and hospitals between years 2014 and 2016. We asked these dispensaries to share the newly reported cases of these diseases with us and this is what we received,” said Milind Mhaske, Project Director, Praja Foundation. “We also tried to get data from the four major central government hospitals, but after we were refused, we never pur
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