Clinton group, India to train nurses in AIDS care

Reuters, February 19, 2006

New Delhi - Former President Bill Clinton and the Indian government announced on Sunday a joint plan to train nurses in AIDS care in a country which has the world's second-largest number of HIV/AIDS cases.

Of India's billion plus people, more than 5.1 million are living with HIV/AIDS, making it the second-worst affected nation after South Africa.

The plan, a partnership between National AIDS Control Organization of India (NACO) and the Clinton Foundation, aims to develop training material and program for nurses, a news release by the Foundation said. ... Clinton