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Saturday, 29 April 2017

Govt launches Test & Treat policy for HIV patients


Union Health Minister JP Nadda has launched the Test and Treat policy for providing treatment to patients suffering from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Launching the policy at a function in New Delhi, Mr. Nadda stated, under it, the government will provide Anti- Retroviral Therapy (ART) treatment to the patients free of cost. It is a centrally sponsored scheme and people suffering from HIV will benefit from it. Under the scheme, a person detected HIV positive will be provided ART treatment. 

Important Takeaways from above News for Bank of Baroda PO Exam-
  • Union Health Minister JP Nadda has launched the Test and Treat policy.
  • HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • JP Nadda  is present Union Health Minister of India


If you have any other takeaways, do share with us in the comment section

Source- The Hindustan Times

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