Name of the Project:           Community Needs Assessment and Target Intervention for Injecting Drug Users

Name of the client:               Delhi State AIDS Control Society, Dr. BSA Hospital, sector 6 Rohini, Delhi.


Brief Description of the Project

This project has been awarded to us by Delhi State Aids Control Society and National Aids Control Organization(NACO) under National Aids Control Policy III (NACP-III) which envisages provision of specialized Target Intervention with particular emphasis on High Risk Groups in order to prevent, control HIV/AIDS and to reduce harm to High Risk Groups. Our High-Risk Group is “Injecting Drug Users”.
Before starting the project, we conducted a massive community Needs assessment study through a structured Data collection tools which helped us to formulate the strategies for highly vulnerable target community of Injecting Drug Users.
To manage the project, we have a professional staff, continuously trained by Technical Support Unit of NACO/DSACS. We have a project office and a Drop-in-Centre for High Risk group which facilitate the following:

  1. Community Mobilization.
  2. Behavioural change communication.
  3. Detoxification.
  4. Harm reduction Through Needle syringe Exchange Programme.
  5. Abscess management.
  6. Opioid substitution therapy OS.
  7. Clinic manned by MBBS Doctor and support staff.