How the Health Ministry plans to fight AIDS

July 24, 2014 6:04 AM

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How the Health Ministry plans to fight AIDS

The health ministry Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the communication and information technology ministry to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS. ‘Big hospitals may lead to better treatment, but if state-of-the-art IT education tools are used to disseminate information that will prevent killer infections, the investment is more worthwhile,’ Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said after signing the MoU.

The partnership between the health ministry’s Department of AIDS Control and the Department of IT and Telecommunications is expected to engender a society with heightened know-how on HIV infections. The networks of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (in Mumbai and Delhi) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (r...

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