Tag Archives: government apathy

World AIDS Day Today: Drug shortage hits HIV patients hard in India

Thirty-four-year-old Ratan Singha, an AIDS patient, who wanted to live, borrowed heavily to fund his second-line therapy of anti-retroviral therapy (ART) drugs but was compelled to buy the medicines from the open market as they were not available at a local government centre in Manipur. Singha, who had spent his life in pursuit of alcohol and injectible drugs, could not ...

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India Gate Protests over Gangrape: Delhi Spring on Anvil?

The sudden turn out of the events at India Gate in New Delhi on Saturday are but another in a series of such protests which are plaguing the central government over its inefficiency and ill-prepared leadership to address such problems of national character. All the youth present were obviously frustrated over the way the government machinery failed in restoring the ...

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