EPIDEMIOLOGICAL AND PREVENTIVE RESEARCH :
Research on the determinants and dynamics of HIV infection.
Planning, development and prevention and control strategies including field based prevention & intervention research to reduce transmission of HIV.
Research on behavioral patterns associated with HIV , social relevance and impact of the infection on society.
Provision of counseling services.
Characterization of HIV, studies on genetic diversity of Indian strains and immune response to HIV.
Research on candidate vaccines, diagnostics and drugs.
Clinical research and therapeutic trials including management of opportunistic infections and other HIV associated diseases and studies on anti-retroviral drugs for management of HIV disease in India.
Generation of database to spear head research on HIV/AIDS in India.
To undertake training programs, provide consultancy services and participate in national programmes.