National AIDS Control Organisation
National AIDS Control Organisation Abbreviation NACO Formation 1992 Purpose/focus HIV/AIDS control programme in India Headquarters New Delhi Parent organization Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Website nacoonline.org
The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), established in 1992, is a division of India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare that provides leadership to HIV/AIDS control programme in India through 35 HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Societies, and is "the nodal organisation for formulation of policy and implementation of programs for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in India." .
In 2010, NACO approved the TeachAIDS curriculum for use in India, an innovation which represented the first time that HIV/AIDS education could be provided in a curriculum which did not need to be coupled with sex education.
- HIV/AIDS in India
- Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society
- ^ National AIDS Control Organisation (1992 - ) www.hivpolicy.org.
- ^ NACO aidsportal.org.
- ^ India to Increase HIV Treatment Centers By NIRMALA GEORGE,The Associated Press, Washington Post, 29 September 2006.
- ^ For once, it's good not being world No.1 The Economic Times, 7 Jul 2007.
- ^ "National AIDS Control Organisation of India approves TeachAIDS curriculum". TeachAIDS. 15 January 2010. http://teachaids.org/blog/naco-approves-teachaids/. Retrieved 16 December 2010.
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