Targeted Intervention Project

Targeted Intervention Project is being run in nine areas of Hardoi district since 2008 with the support of Uttar Pradesh State AIDS Control Society (UPSACS). It aims at sensitising men homosexuals for safe physical relations and taking precaution for HIV/AIDS, so activities of prevention, care and treatment are integrated and rate of HIV infection is brought down in the next five years.

The collaborators in the project are:

  • District hospital
  • ICTC
  • Blood bank

Major activities include:

  • Identification of target population and registration
  • Counselling
  • Contact
  • Testing
  • STI check-ups
  • Health camps
  • Group discussion
  • Drop in centre
  • Condom and lubes distribution
  • Community organisation
  • Community awareness programme