Patna 2 Oct :Press Conference on HIV AIDS post exposure prophylaxis was organised by Regional AIDS Training Center and Network in India (RATNEI) and International Health Organization and sponsored by CIPLA HIV. On the occassion Noted Physician and Medical Director RATNEI, IHO, Dr Diwakar Tejaswi stated that with single percutaneous exposure the chance of acquiring HIV is only 0.3% but chance of acquiring Hepatitis B is 30 to 50% . If the post exposure prophylaxis HIV medicines is taken for 28 days the chance of acquiring HIV reduces by more than 80%.If we take proper Universal Works Precaution during OPD, Lab and during surgical procedures then there is practically nil chance of acquiring the infection. Dr Tejaswi strongly advocated for Hepatitis B Vaccination for all health care workers. Eminent Doctors of Bihar including Noted Physician Dr S N Arya, Surgeon Dr Narendra Prasad, Gynaecologist Dr Shanti Roy, ENT Specialist Dr K K Sharan and Paediatrician Dr Kiran Sharan spoke on the need of reducing stigma and equal treatment of AIDS patients as other patients. They acknowledged the fact that there is virtually zero chance of acquiring HIV infection by health care workers or by Medical Doctors by single accidental needle prick if proper Universal Works Precaution of Medical Practice is taken into consideration. Dr Tejaswi informed that HIV infected 11 needle prick case has come to his notice but after taking Post Exposure Prophylasix medicines none became sero positive even after 6 months. Their HIV status is still negative. Program was sponsored by HIV Cipla.