UNAIDS was mandated by the UN General Assembly to monitor progress on global AIDS response in the 2001 General Assembly Special Session on HIV and AIDS, and reaffirmed in the 2011 High Level Meeting.
The Global AIDS Response Progress Reporting data consists of 30 indicators, divided by 10 global targets, which are reported by participating countries on their national response to HIV/AIDS. Data used to be reported every second year from 2004 until 2012.
However, starting 2013, the data is collected every year to enable effective monitoring towards Millennium Development Goals of 2015. Collected data is published as part of the Global Report on AIDS. In 2014, 180 out of 193 UN member states (171 in 2013) submitted their reports.
The 140th World Health Organization Executive Board will take place in Geneva between 23 January and 1 February 2017. The WHO Executive Board is composed of 34 members technically qualified in the field of health. Members are elected for a 3-year term. Date of Event: 23 January – 1 February 2017 Location: Geneva, Switzerland
The Indian states of Bihar (1,717 hospitals) and Odisha (1,709 hospitals) have the highest number of government hospitals, per state, in India. Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka, each with more than 900 hospitals, have the second highest level of hospitals of any Indian states. Note: Select your state to learn more about immunizations, diseases, and AYUSH (Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) hospitals. Source: Multiple Health Departments, Government of India