VHS – CDC PROJECT
Technical Assistance to National AIDS Control Programme-Phase IV (TA to NACP-IV).
Supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In Partnership with National AIDS Control Organization, Andhra Pradesh State AIDS Control Society, Maharashtra State AIDS Control Society and Mumbai District AIDS Control Society.
The Voluntary Health Services – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (VHS-CDC) Project, “TA to NACP-IV’, is providing technical support to the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) in carrying out national level reviews and policy revisions on prevention, care & treatment and strategic information programmes. In line with the revised PEPFAR strategy, apart from the national level activities, the project has adopted the pivot strategy focusing its efforts on the high HIV burden cluster districts of Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Maharashtra (MH).
VHS-CDC project has undertaken strategic efforts and carried out a series of innovative activities in coordination with various stakeholders at the cluster and national levels.
Focus Areas – India
Focus Areas – Sri Lanka
PLHIV – ART Linkage System (PALS)
Activities – cluster level
The project is working closely with MSACS, MDACS and APSACS and other key stakeholders in piloting the above innovations. The project personnel both at the project office and at the cluster level are coordinating with respective SACS, undertaking mentoring visits, participating in review meetings and providing strategic technical support.
Project Director, MSACS addressing the participants in Counsellors training program
Activities – Sri Lanka
The project in coordination with NACO, SACS and other key stakeholders brought out the following publications: