November 2018 \ News \ Photo Essay

There was a time in the 1990s when the words AIDS, new to India, made most people gulp in horror. Sahil, affected by this deadly ...

By Sipra Das

                                                Distributing nutritious food to AIDS patients

Since 2007 he runs his own NGO—the Om Prakash Network Plus—which has thus far helped 40,000 AIDS patients by not only counseling them, but also planning their diet, exercise and yoga regime. In turn many of the patients have helped him to start door-to-door campaigns to exorcise the ghost of AIDS and telling people that not only is the disease not contagious, but can be overcome as well.

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