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Dr Suniti Solomon, part of team who detected HIV, passes away

Groundbreaking HIV researcher Dr Suniti Solomon, the first to bring to the world the prevalence of the infection in India in 1986 and one who successfully led research into the treatment of the......

HIV/AIDS from an Indian viewpoint

Dr Suniti Solomon was the first to discover the AIDS virus in India in 1986. She was in New York last week to speak on 'Frontline perspectives from India: Progress and challenges in combating the......

US depts warns of AIDS danger

US health authorities and the Central Intelligence Agency has warned that India, "Washington's closest ally in a dangerous part of the world", was sitting on a fast-ticking AIDS (Auto-Immune......

Telling the truth about AIDS

Towards the middle of A Closer Walk, Robert Bilheimer's strong documentary on the global AIDS epidemic, the filmmaker visits the Tambaram sanitorium in Chennai. It is a harrowing scene in which the......
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Aiding the outcasts

In the wake of Dr Suniti Solomon's (a pioneer HIV/AIDS researcher in India) passing away, we take a look at other warriors who took to fighting the... ...
Tamil Nadu Concerned in Maintaining Success Strategy in Lowering Prevalence of Adult HIV

Transgenders were recognized as a community in Tamil Nadu and promised a range of welfare benefits. Since they were a high-risk group, public... ...
Success and worries

It's a familiar sight at the traffic signal — a knock on the rolled-up car window and a gesture for money. Devi, who makes a living begging at... ...
Suniti Solomon, who woke India up to HIV threat, dies at 76

On July 22, 1987, 33-year-old S Noori sat in a dimly-lit corridor as a lanky woman in a lab coat strode towards her with a medical report. Noori... ...
Chennai’s HIV crusader dies of cancer at 75

At a time when many physicians dreaded handling HIV infected, Dr Suniti Solomon braved all odds and extended a hand of support to HIV/AIDS. This... ...

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