Welcome to the site of National AIDS Control Organization (NACO), India.This organization was established to control the epidemic in India. India is the 2nd most prevalent country for HIV/AIDS after the Sub-Saharan Region. As per cases reported in Government Hospitals there are 5.134 million HIV infected cases in India. This site will provide you Recent News on HIV/AIDS, Recent Figures as per Government Hospitals in India and of course about the different phases of National AIDS Control Programme and strategies used to prevent/control HIV Infections in India.This website is useful for everyone. Laypersons can use it as some frequently asked questions have been very well answered by Experts. As HIV is a Social Disease these questions will help to reduce the stigma and discrimination in the Society.Any programme can not be successful if there is no people’s involovement.The site would provide you the linkages with different NGOs by the NACO.This could be seen as a very good example of Public-Private involvement. Adding to this is the involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS and Positive Peoples Network.Most interesting part is the Publications section with lots of Technical and Non Technical material to read and practice.
This is very important for all Health Care Workers in all developing countries as this has been developed and reviewed by the Experts in the Country. It has Standardized Operational Guidelines for HIV Counselling, Testing& Treatment. This section would also give you Annual Reports, Sentinel Surveillance data etc.Programme section is full of Blood Safety’s Control, Condom Promotion, VCTC up to 17 programmes, their guidelines and policies.This site also gives List of all State AIDS Control Societies and also contact numbers of all the Officials.Other interesting sections of this website include Specifications of Instrument for procurement which shows the quality standards.More interestingly section of Photogallery which shows recent events.You can also download some interesting movies like NACO Village: Access Services on HIV/AIDS & NACO Montage: Lets Talk HIV/AIDS.