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Welcome to IndiaHIV, an initiative of the Knowledge Network project undertaken by the Population Council, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, through Avahan, the India AIDS initiative. Use of this portal is provided by the Population Council subject to the following terms and conditions.

The material contained on the IndiaHIV portal is provided for information purposes only. The IndiaHIV portal makes every effort to ensure that the information is accurate and up-to-date. However the IndiaHIV portal and the Population Council are not liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of the site. You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes, and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party.

Licensed terms

In any event the copying of any material is permitted only if it is copied in full with no amendment or editing. Translation is permitted provided you take full responsibility for the accuracy of the translation. You may print copies of any item in hard copy for your personal use or for use by others within your organisation. You may download any item to a local hard disk provided it is for your personal use or access by others within your organisation. The supply of any copy to a third party is permitted for their personal use provided the: It is acknowledged that the IndiaHIV portal is the source of the material including the IndiaHIV portal address ( in the copy of the material; The third party is informed that these license conditions apply to him/her and he/she must comply with them; It is not supplied as part of another work or publication; and It is not supplied directly in return for commercial gain.

Any requests to reproduce materials outside the scope of this license should be addressed to

Linking to our site

The IndiaHIV portal encourages and permits links to its site, and it is not necessary to request permission to make any such links. However, we do reserve the right to request the removal of any link. The IndiaHIV logo may not be used without prior permission, which may be requested by emailing A link to the IndiaHIV portal may not be used to imply endorsement of your website, related products or services, or for any other commercial purposes. Your site must not conflict with the aims of the IndiaHIV portal. If you require descriptive text about the IndiaHIV portal to use on your site, you may use the following:

The IndiaHIV portal documents lessons from HIV prevention programmes for most at-risk population groups implemented by Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in selected HIV high-prevalence states of India.

Requesting a link to your site

The IndiaHIV portal includes links to external websites. We only link to those sites that we believe provide useful information that will be of interest to our users. The IndiaHIV portale has no control over any such sites, does not endorse the content, operators, products or services of such sites, and is not responsible or liable for the content, operators, availability, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites. If you would like to request a link to your site please email

We will contact you if we decide to add a link to your site. Requests will be granted or refused at our discretion. We will not enter into correspondence about decisions.

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