TI Programme 15 June, 2018
NAP+N-TI:With the support of NCASC, TI project entitled “Targeted Intervention:Comprehensive Package for PLHIV and their Families” starting from 6th April to 5th may 2018 in 57 districts of Nepal. This project focus on reducing stigma and discrimination related to HIV/AIDS in health care setting.
To provide support in improving access to treatment, care and support services and removing human rights related barriers to services.
Specific objectives to be reached by July 15, 2018:
To support in improving access to treatment, care and support services for the PLHIV.
To provide support to create the enable environment for the PLHIVs to remove the stigma and discrimination through mass media campaign.
To enhance the knowledge and competencies of law makers and law enforcement agents.
Major outputs of the project:
Decreased episodes of stigma and discrimination in the local communities
Increased the access to treatment, care and support services for PLHIV to essential social support services.
The health workers will be trained on human rights and medical ethics related to HIV.
Increased the number of PLHIVs enrollment in the HIV services.
Enhanced the knowledge and competencies of law makers and law enforcement agents tangibly.
Ensured the compliance with National Guidelines related to HIV and PLHIV during project implementation by the Executing Organizations and its subcontractors.
• Number of Media campaign conducted through television, radio and print media to reduce the prejudice and discrimination.
• Number of PLHIV mobilised as advocates for positive prevention.
• Number of health workers trained on human rights and medical ethics related to HIV
• Number of orientation and sensitization meetings conducted with local elected bodies and law enforcement agents to enhance their knowledge and competencies
• Number of legal literacy, treatment literacy and patient rights education to PLHIV.
• Number of support provided in reviewing policies and guidelines to improve access to services
• Number of executing organisations and its subcontractors followed the relevant National Guidelines related to HIV and PLHIV during project implementation.