"HIV Help Line Number: 1097 [Toll free]"
KSAPS office is shifted to 2nd floor, Sir C V Raman General Hospital, Indiranagar, Bengaluru-560038
"SELLING OF BLOOD IS ILLEGAL"
"Two new ART Plus Centres have started at K R Hospital, Mysuru Medical College, Mysuru and District Hospital, Bagalkote in October 2015"
"Karnataka Health Line Number: 104"
"Ambulance Number: 108"
The state's commitment to tackle HIV and AIDS dates to 1992 when KSAPS was established as a cell in the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services and registered as a society in 1997. It has implemented HIV prevention, care and support programs within the framework of NACP-I, II and III with support from NACO. KSAPS built strong partnerships with the government health infrastructure, NGOs and collaborative projects such as the Indo-Canadian Collaborative HIV/AIDS Project (ICHAP), which operated from 2000-2005. Currently we are in NACP IV from year 2012 to 2017
Integrated Counseling and Testing Centre (ICTC) is A Gateway to Prevention, Treatment And Care.
Mother to child transmission of HIV is the primary route of transmission in children.Read More
The primary impact of HIV on Tuberculosis is that the risk of developing Tuberculosis z007A(TB) becomes higher patients with HIV.Read More
Major route of Transmission of HIV is unprotected sex and HIV is primarily considered to be a sexually transmitted infectionRead More
In Karnataka more than 90% of HIV transmission is related to unprotected sexual intercourse between an infected and uninfected individual. Not everyone in the population has the same risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV.Read More
The care, support and treatment needs of HIV positive people vary with the stage of the infection. The HIV infected person remains asymptomatic for the initial years; it manifests by six to eight years, at this stage, medical treatment and support is needed.Read More
The Blood Safety Programme under NACP-IV aims to ensure provision of safe and quality blood to far-flung remote areas of the country in the shortest possible time through a well-coordinated National Blood Transfusion Service.Read More
Knowledge level on HIV and AIDS among the population in Karnataka, NFHS-3 reports that only 35% of women population know that consistent use of condom prevents HIV infection where as 74% of male have this information .Read More