Tag: HIV

HIV/AIDS Bill tabled in the Rajya Sabha

11 February, 2014- The HIV Bill was tabled in the Rajya Sabha today at 12:10 p.m. amidst constant din and confusion. Health Minister Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad introduced the Bill which after consensus was accepted to be introduced in the Rajya Sabha. Lawyers Collective welcomes the move since this is...

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People living with HIV demand Bill be tabled in Parliament

Over 200 people living with HIV (PLHIVs) gathered outside the Law Ministry on Monday demanding that the HIV/AIDS Bill be tabled in Parliament during this winter session. The Bill, which protects the rights of people living with and affected by HIV, has been pending with the government since 2006. For...

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Discrimination continues towards the HIV affected

DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 26 (MExN):  Seven years on, the HIV & AIDS Bill drafted to protect people living with HIV (PLHIV) from discrimination is gathering dust with lawmakers virtually choosing to sidestep the Bill.  The Bill was drafted in 2006. Read More

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PLHIVs support demand for tabling HIV & AIDS bill

Networks of People Living with HIV&AIDS (PLHIVs) in Nagaland and NGOs Thursday joined their counterparts across the country demanding the HIV&AIDS Bill be tabled in the parliament during the winter session or before the parliamentary election scheduled for next year. The bill has been pending since 2006. Read More

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Lawyers Collective Response to Testimony of Mr. Roy F Waldron, Pfizer Inc.

Recently, several multinational pharmaceutical companies along with the US Chamber of Commerce have been instrumental in mounting pressure on India to decry the alleged state of Intellectual Property (IP) regime in India. On June 27, 2013 a hearing, ‘A tangle of trade barriers’ before the US Energy and Commerce Committee...

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Urgent, confidential & pending

The PIL in Gujarat High Court was regarding a pregnant young woman who had a warning label stuck on her forehead declaring her HIV positive status as she went about the hospital. Read More

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