Targeted Intervention Project on HIV


Since it's identification in 1983, HIV/AIDS is the great concern for the governments, policy makers and health professionals around the world, who altogether working for the prevention of spreading of HIV/AIDS and save many lives. According to World Health Organization (WHO) more than 70 million people have been infected with HIV virus and about 37 million people have died of HIV. Globally, approx. 37 million people were living with HIV by the end of 2016 in which the population of young adults (15-49) is 0.8% worldwide, although the burden of epidemic continues to vary considerably between countries and regions. Most of the nations have made health policies in their countries to win the battle against HIV/AIDs and save their citizens. In India, NACO (National Aids Control Organization) is confronting the situation with its support organizations State Aids Control Societies (SACS) in all states and also the NGOs which are working at ground level to support SACS and NACO for the betterment of the situation.

Ganga Social Foundation, being a responsible NGO, has partnered too with State Aids Control Societies (SACS) of different states to work for prevention of HIV/AIDs and STIs through Targeted Intervention (TI) Program and successfully running the TI Program since 2010. The first partnership for TI Program was done with Delhi State AIDS Control Society (DSACS) in the year 2010 for FSW TI. Further GSF has been able to partner with Haryana State Aids Control Society (HSACS) for IDU TI in 2011, Further GSF has been able to partner with Delhi State Aids Control Society (DSACS) for IDU TI in 2013 and Punjab State Aids Control Society (PSACS) in 2014 because of the recommendation for its good work with DSACS and HSACS.

TI Program is a unique project with multipronged strategies to serve the targeted beneficiaries effectively.

The main Objectives of TI Program

• Reduction in HIV/AIDs and STI infections and re-infection among sex workers, IDUs and MSMs.

• Increasing awareness about HIV/AIDs and STIs among sex workers, MSMs and IDUs.

• Promotion of safe sex practices among FSWs and MSMs and their clients.

• Brining positive changes in behavior of adapting safe sex behavior.

Main components of TI project are:

• BCC & IEC activities for mass awareness and behavior change.

• Health Care Provision: Treatment facility for STIs.

• Counseling: To ease the client pre and post intervention.

• Referral system: for HIV testing and treatment at Government facilities.

• Supplies: Provision of safe methods like Condoms And Syringes.

Year: 2010
Components: FSW
Districts: North West of Delhi
Target: 1250

Year: 2011
Components: IDU
Districts: Kurukshetra
Target: 300

Year: 2010
Components: IDU
Districts: North East District of Delhi
Target: 800

Year: 2014
Components: MSM
Districts: Ludhiana
Target: 500

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