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India's AIDS control programme is unsatisfactory

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6933.877 (Published 02 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:877
  1. Z Imam

    The number of people found to be HIV positive in India has increased by 25% in the past year, and the number of people with AIDS has nearly doubled. The official figures are that there are 15 000 people who are HIV positive and 559 people with AIDS. But the secretary of the Indian Health Organisation, Dr Gilada, paints a grimmer picture. He says that 2 million people are HIV positive and 100 000 people have AIDS. By 2000 there will, he says, be 30 million to 50 million HIV positive people and 3 million …

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