The YRG. Centre for AIDS Research & Education (YRG CARE) was formed in 1993 within the Y.R. Gaitonde Medical, Educational and Research Foundation, a public charitable trust. Dr. Suniti Solomon, the Founding Director of the Centre is a retired Professor of Microbiology from the Madras Medical College. In 1986, her laboratory documented the first evidence of HIV in India.
YRG CARE has a stated mission to respond to needs of people who are not receiving care and support or education/information for HIV. YRG CARE currently provides medical and psychosocial care for more than 13,000 persons with HIV disease and conducting several international clinical trials and educational/training programmes. YRG CARE is striving to create a social consensus towards its vision and objectives that people with HIV and AIDS and their families live with dignity, and there are no new HIV infections.
YRG CARE has planned to bring out a "365 Good Friends Calendar" for 2011 and as a good friend, you or your loved one will be recognized ona specific date of your choice. Donations from Good Friends have been used for providing inpatients with nutritious food and support to families living with HIV with antiretroviral treatment.
Your sponsorship of ONE DAY is a strong contribution to YRG CARE's life-changing work with children affected by HIV from DAY ONE.
Your donation through the 2011 Calendar will support our efforts for children's:
. HIV Medical treatment and monitoring costs
. Education expenses for HIV orphans
. Social support group programs and Summer camps
Donations to this program will provide better healthcare facilities for children living with HIV. YRGCARE has a registered 300 children living with HIV at its centers.
Donate now Rs 2000 / USD 45.
Be a champion, Help us to find our friends…old and new... far and near... You can specify a special date in the year of your choice. So that we can proudly say you are our friend!
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1. World AIDS Day 2010 - Recent update on prevalence of HIV/AIDS in India
2. Ringing in Good News
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