This page is created specially for Indian population living with HIV/AIDS, but ALL are welcome. India being a culturalized country and mainly orthodox, no one knows where to go, whom to ask/ approach in need of help/care/comfort. Thus here is this support group, where u will feel loved, cared, wanted and even increase your knowledge regarding the disease and help spread awareness that having HIV now is just like living with any other disease , i.e Plague and Typhoid that was once dreaded before. 
Please be warned that this is only a support group, NOT a dating site.Before you join this group, few things has to be kept in mind :

1) This page is for everybody irrespective of caste, creed, religion living with HIV.
2) English or Hindi will be the preferable language to help other people also understand what is being written. Please restrict the use of local language as far as possible to help make people from other states feel the part of this group.
3) Any profanity use of words or derogatory remarks will not be tolerated. Avoid using curse words or gaalis.
4) Administrators of this group has sole rights to remove the post as he/she deems fit. The mail will be sent to the person exclaiming why it was removed, the person should hereby respect it keeping in mind the sensitivity of other people in the group.
5) Spammers and Denialists are hereby requested not to join. This page is NOT for advertising reasons. People seen with wrong cause/reason will be straightaway expelled/banned from this group.
6) Please avoid politicing this issue. Politics and Disease dont mix.


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Hi, My Dad lives in Navi...

My Dad lives in Navi Mumbai India and he is HIV patient for few years now. He was doing very good till now. Recently he develop bladder infection and he has to go through a surgery. I am looking for a home care for him, who can help him anyway he can. Unfortunately I do not stay in India. Can anyone get me connected with a help/care person?

List of personalities of...

List of personalities of Jharkhand

Couldn't be more than humbled to see my name being featured in the list of prominent people from #Jharkhand. (Don't know why it didn't feature the description though)

#KeepChasingYourDreams #FollowingTheHeart #ReachingOut #EducateEngageEmpower #HIVgoals #HIVactivism #TheWellProject


INVITING ONE AND ALL : International AIDS Candlelight Memorial (Iacm India)
The Candlelight Memorial began in 1983 during a time of confusion and misconception about a mysterious disease sweeping the gay community in San Francisco in the United States. Knowing they would die within the year and with no political support, four young men – Bobbi Campbell, Bobby Reynolds, Dan Turner and Mark Feldman – decided to put a...

Reach out/Connect to me....

Reach out/Connect to me..

For people in India ( and of course, ANYWHERE in the world), who want to reach out to me and connect, to talk and share about problems and find a solution, am available both in Facebook as well as eMail...though a small teeny-tiny request : LEAVE IN THE MESSAGE ( instead of "waiting" for me to be online, on chat - leaving in the message is...

What does this picture show...

What does this picture show? Two women laughing away to glory without a care in the world. That is what it look from outside. From "inside" we are women who had faced lot of pain, who had lost our loved ones, who struggled our way to be where we are today amidst ‪#‎stigma‬ and ‪#‎discrimination‬. We are ‪#‎woman‬ of style and substance - we are the ‪#‎survivors‬, ‪#‎warriors‬, the ‪#‎visionaries‬...

Positively Yours :) :*If...

Positively Yours :) :*

If you don't like something, CHANGE it. If you can't change it, then change your THINKING ----- Mary Angelou

Similarly, change the way one think about HIV. Time have changed, medicines have advanced and people living with HIV can lead a healthier, better and longer life.
Be an EXAMPLE. Be the change YOURSELF. ❤️❤️❤️

#HIVempowerment #PositivelyYours #LoveInTheTimeOfHIV

8 Tips to Help Create a Positive Mental Attitude

1. You are powerful.


What we are is far greater, far superior, far more important, and far more mysterious than our mind tries to define. This is why we are far more powerful than we think we are. We are MORE POWERFUL than THE VIRUS itself.


2. Embrace life.

Let go and embrace the moment, whether it contains an obstacle or an opportunity. Stop fussing over small matters...

Hi Jyoti,I would like to...

Hi Jyoti,
I would like to start by telling that how inspired I am by this amazing work you are doing for spreading the awareness about HIV and ending the stigma related to it and spreading the positive outlook among PLWHA. I recently got diagnosed and past few days have been nothing but horrible, but your posts have really given me the courage and hope that all is not...


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Take charge of your DEATH...

Take charge of your DEATH.
Yes, you read right….

In March 2018 India’s Supreme Court has allowed people to draw up “living will”, meaning they can seek what is known as passive #euthanasia

The right to die with dignity is a fundamental right.
(Only if one is suffering from a terminal illness or is in a vegetative state).
For me, as a #personlivingwithhiv it makes...

Mizoram Woman Helps Over 10000 HIV+ Persons Find Jobs, Medicines & Hope (The Better India)

Divya Sethu, April 23, 2021 | The Better India

In 2007, Vanlalruati Colney started the Positive Women’s Network of Mizoram to help persons living with HIV (PLHIV) in her state find access to medication, rehabilitation, legal assistance, nutrition, education and employment. She talks about her journey as an HIV positive woman, and the challenges she had to overcome.

For 37-year-old Vanlalruati Colney, things were as idyllic...

IAS Invite for EVERYONE :...

IAS Invite for EVERYONE :

IAS – the International AIDS Society – and ASHA Foundation, Bangalore, India, are pleased to invite you to a regional scientific symposium, “HIV science and community in South Asia: Keeping HIV responses effective in pandemics”.

Date: Friday, 18 March, and Saturday, 19 March 2022
Time: 15:00-18:30 IST (GMT+5.5)

Please register for this free symposium before 17 March.

Once you have registered, you...

Can PLWH drink?I have often...

Can PLWH drink?

I have often been asked : can a person living with #HIV drink #alcohol? Won’t it affect their medication?

Here is my answer :

Yes, they CAN drink.
But a whole lot of factors has to be taken into consideration :

1) Medicine time.
Alcohol and medicine don’t mix. Never!
Schedule your medicine intake 4 hours before. If you are a social drinker who...

Project Mumbai: NON COVID...


Many of us are struggling for a bed in a COVID hospital. But what about those in need of non-covid care ? A fracture, a dialysis, pediatric help or maternity emergencies? The place to look for is THIS dashboard ProjectMumbai has created. Put together and run by our fantastic team of citizen volunteers. Click on the link to find out the nearest non-covid...

Corona Stress?

Corona Stress getting on to you? Let’s FOCUS ON FOLLOWING THINGS WE CAN CONTROL : Watch TV news or read newspaper for information purpose only. Update rehne ke liye. Bas. Isse jyaada avoid WhatsApp forwards, Facebook posts or anything related to C19. Avoid indulging in any kind of political "behas". If you want to share something to help someone, first VERIFY. Khud verify karo - call the number or check...

Hero Awards - Bangkok

Hero Awards - Community Ally. (Bangkok) This one was the BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT. Sabse pehle - yeh “community ally” kya hota hai. Ally मतलब सहयोगी। Community Ally वही होता है जो किसी अन्य व्यक्ति या “समूह” के साथ समर्थन करता है - यानी transgenders, gays, bisexuals, lesbians. I have many friends in this community and from them I have learnt a lot. A LOT. हमदोनो की लड़ाईं एक ही है -...

Heros Award 2020

Covid Testing Centre in...

Covid Testing Centre in NAGPUR

Free #COVID19 testing by #NagpurMunicipalCorporation - bharpur laabh uthaaye. Free hi toh hai. Warna in the hospitals, charges toh lagta hai.
Abhi jab government camp laga rahi hai toh be a responsible citizen and get yourself tested.

As you all are aware that the death rate of covid infected patient has increased tremendously since last week and seeing the current scenario we feel it...

Where is the Love?

Where is the Love?

Good morning dearies.Topic for the day today : what is one motivational song that inspires you to the “josh” or passion in doing what you love to do??

As for Mandar Dharmadhikari, who is NGO consultant for KHUSH, this is what he has to say : “This song triggers my social activism. I feel lucky to be directly working on social cause, meeting persons like you.”...

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