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National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) in India

National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) in India

  • NACP-I was from 1992 to 1997 and was later extended to 1999.
  • NACP-II commenced with effect from April 1999 and is currently operative to achieve two objectives:

(i) to reduce the spread of HIV infections; and (ii) to strengthen the capacity of Central and State Governments to respond to HIV/ AIDS on a long - term basis.

  • As per revised estimates carried out during 2006 using multiple data sources including National Family Health Survey, the number of person living with HIV in the country is 2 to 3.1 million with an estimated adult HIVprevalence of 0/36% in India (0.27% - 0.47%).
  • The adult prevalence rate of HIV infection in the country has stabilized over the last three years.
  • Andhra PradeshKarnatakaMaharashtra & Tamil Nadu contribute 63% of the HIV infected persons in the country.
  • 39.3% of the infections are in women and 3.8% in children.

Salient Finding of HIV Sentinel Surveillance – 2007

  • HIV Sentinel Surveillance 200 was conducted at 1134 sentinel sites – 646 sites among general population and 488 sites among high risl group population (FSW < MSM, IDU, Migrants and Truckers).
  • A total of 3,60,848 samples were tested during HIV Sentinel Surveillance 2007.
  • MaharashtraManipurTNPunjabChandigarhWB,KeralaOrissa andDelhi have shown high prevalence among IDU.
  • Among IDU, there is decline in ManipurNagaland and Chennai reflecting the impact of interventions while there is a clear Rise in MeghalayaMizoramWBMumbaiKerala and Delhi. Trends are not clear in PunjabChandigarh and Orissa, but prevalence ranges from 5-10% among IDU.
  • Among MSMHIV trends are rising in South Indian states as well as North East.
  • The HIV estimation process for the year 2007 is in progress


which is the most hiv/aids infect state in india according to 2010/11 please mail me the list of state according to the percentage of hiv infected, thanks and waiting for your reply

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