Metropolis Healthcare and National Aids Control Organization come together under PPP for HIV Viral Load testing

By / 2 years ago / News Update / 19 Comments
Metropolis Healthcare and National Aids Control Organization come together under PPP for HIV Viral Load testing
  • Through this game-changing initiative by the government, NACO and Metropolis will together impact lives of lakhs of patients
  • All tests to be conducted at the Metropolis Global Reference Laboratory located in Kurla, Mumbai and other Metropolis Labs may be included after the initial phase
  • Metropolis awarded contract basis its vast experience and consistent quality performance)
  • US FDA, IVD, CE and WHO approved kits to be provided by Roche

 Metropolis Healthcare Ltd was recently awarded the contract by NACO, Ministry of Health, and Government of India to conduct HIV Viral Load testing for patients across 525 antiretroviral therapy (ART) centres in the country, bringing about a sweeping change in treating HIV patients in the country. This initiative has begun from 8th February 2018.

Keeping in line with its CSR commitment of positively bringing in a change in the community, this partnership comes in as a testament to Metropolis’ social responsibility.

Speaking on the alliance, Dr Naresh Goel, Deputy Director General, NACO said “.  8th February is a historic day because together we have begun viral load testing as a routine test for the first time. We are extremely happy that Metropolis will be our partner to deliver this project. The NACO model has won credibility across the globe for its AIDS control program and for bringing down the prevalence. We have recorded a 67% dip in prevalence since 2000 and 54% dip in AIDS related death from HIV since 2007. The Viral Load Testing is an important step in our goal of Eliminating AIDS by 2030.”

The NACO and Metropolis teams are geared up for the execution of the project. Kits used for testing will be US FDA Approved, IVD and CE approved to be provided by Roche.

Dr Sushil Shah, Founder – Chairman, Metropolis Healthcare Ltd said “It’s a moment of pride for us because Metropolis was the first laboratory to start HIV testing back in 1985 and we have been doing HIV Viral Load Testing since 2005. We have a huge advantage in terms of quality and experience. We are confident that with this partnership, we will be able to make a positive impact in people living with HIV.”

Speaking on the partnership, Ms Ameera Shah, Promoter & Managing Director said “It is heartening to see the effort the government is taking to change the lives of people living with HIV. We are happy to be able to make an impact through our reports. Metropolis is fully equipped to support NACO in its vision in terms of expert team, quality of reports, best turnaround time and the infrastructure to do high volume testing.”

What is HIV-1 viral load?
HIV viral load testing measures the amount of HIV genetic material (RNA) in the blood and reports how many copies of the virus are present. Evidence shows that keeping the viral load at undetectable levels decreases an infected person’s risk of progressing to AIDS and greatly improves long-term health.

admin

admin

The author didn't add any Information to his profile yet.

19 Comments

  • Waynedaf18. Jan, 2020

    Cialis canada cialis cialis vs viagra effectiveness

  • Waynedaf14. Jan, 2020

    Cialis 5mg cialis cialis 20mg price

  • sling tv14. Jan, 2020

    I was suggested this blog by my cousin. I’m not sure
    whether this post is written by him as no one
    else know such detailed about my problem. You’re wonderful!
    Thanks!

  • Peterwal11. Jan, 2020

    Hello, awareness you http://cialisxtl.com quest of facts! coffee with cialis
    generic viagra without subscription

  • EverettJag05. Jan, 2020

    Hello, tender thanks you in regard to word! how to take viagra for maximum effect http://viapwronline.com I repost in Facebook.
    ed pills that work better than viagra

  • tinyurl.com02. Jan, 2020

    Whoa! This blog looks exactly like my old one!
    It’s on a totally different topic but it has pretty much the same layout
    and design. Wonderful choice of colors!

  • price of cialis31. Dec, 2019

    Hello, thank you for information! I repost in Facebook

  • match.com free trial29. Dec, 2019

    This is a topic that’s near to my heart… Take care!
    Exactly where are your contact details though?

  • http://sinnedbeyondhelp.tumblr.com/28. Dec, 2019

    Hurrah! After all I got a weblog from where I know how to truly
    obtain helpful data concerning my study and knowledge.

  • coconut oil15. Dec, 2019

    Today, I went to the beachfront with my children. I found a sea shell and gave it to
    my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She put the shell
    to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is completely off topic but I had to tell someone!

  • ps4 games12. Dec, 2019

    Good day! This is my first comment here so I just wanted to give a quick
    shout out and say I really enjoy reading through your blog posts.
    Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that go over the
    same subjects? Thank you so much!

  • ps4 games11. Dec, 2019

    I have been surfing online greater than three hours nowadays, but I never discovered
    any attention-grabbing article like yours. It’s pretty price enough for me.
    Personally, if all site owners and bloggers made just right
    content material as you did, the internet will be a lot more
    useful than ever before.

  • ps4 games11. Dec, 2019

    After looking at a few of the articles on your web page, I truly like your way of
    blogging. I bookmarked it to my bookmark website list and will be checking back soon. Please visit my website as well and let me know your opinion.

  • ps4 games10. Dec, 2019

    I am curious to find out what blog platform you have been working with?
    I’m experiencing some small security problems with my latest blog and I would like to find something more risk-free.
    Do you have any recommendations?

  • quest bars cheap04. Dec, 2019

    At this moment I am ready to do my breakfast, afterward having my breakfast coming
    over again to read further news.

  • quest bars cheap01. Dec, 2019

    Great information. Lucky me I came across your website by accident
    (stumbleupon). I have book marked it for later!

  • plenty of fish dating site26. Nov, 2019

    We stumbled over here different web address and thought I might
    check things out. I like what I see so now i am following
    you. Look forward to looking over your web page repeatedly.

  • http://tinyurl.com/24. Nov, 2019

    It’s really very complicated in this busy life to listen news on TV, therefore I simply use web
    for that reason, and obtain the newest news.

  • http://tinyurl.com23. Nov, 2019

    Do you mind if I quote a couple of your posts as long
    as I provide credit and sources back to your
    website? My website is in the exact same niche as yours and my
    visitors would certainly benefit from some of the information you provide here.
    Please let me know if this ok with you. Thanks a lot!

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. *