HIV statistics in Madurai
It is shocking that HIV infected people were maximum within the age limit of 21 to 40. According to the survey following statistics were found.
HIV affected people in the year 2012 – 6,610
In 2011 (January 1 to December 30) – 1,217
In 2010 – 1,374
HIV Age wise statistics
21 to 30 years people – 13%
31 to 40 years people – 18%
I found this survey in Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. This statistics were taken from the people who undergone HIV test in Government Rajaji Hospital. So this means the number of people will higher than the statistics given above.
HIV awareness in Madurai
As the report says the HIV infected people were much from younger side Madurai corporation has decided to conduct some awareness program. AIDS Prevention and Control Society in collaboration with NGOs were decided to take measures regarding HIV awareness activity. Scholarships for the children with AIDS victims will be provided with Rs 3 per thousand to 10 thousand. Madurai district collector has decided to conduct special program for AIDS affected people to gain knowledge about self employment. Office file, paper file, soap powder, laundry soap training will come under this Self-Employment Program.
Tamil culture is dead.
By Red Ribbon Club member, Madurai.