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HIV and AIDS in India. India has the third largest HIV epidemic in the world, with million people living with HIV. India's epidemic is concentrated among key affected populations including sex workers and men who have sex with men. The HIV epidemic in India is highly heterogeneous. Over the period –, the annual estimated number of new HIV infections has decreased by 66%, while the number of annual AIDS-related deaths has decreased by 54% since (Table 1)[1].

HIV and AIDS response in India. India has made a great progress in controlling HIV since the beginning of the epidemic. Despite this progress, only 43 per cent of adults living with HIV are on ART and only 74 per cent of all PLHIV in India are thought to be aware of their HIV status6,7. He revealed that Y was living with HIV/AIDS and was already in the last . In India the transmission of the HIV virus has been attributed to the following key. Indian's response to AIDS epidemic has been almost three decades old. . Living with HIV (PLHIV) as soon as they are detected HIV positive, a policy that has resulted in million .. HIV. Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

Also, the estimated number of people living with HIV has decreased from lakh in disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV. . of reversal and to further strengthen the epidemic response in India.

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