HIV/AIDS & STD Prevention Program
IACIB has some activities on HIV/AIDS & STD Prevention program

IACIB has been working on HIV/AIDS & STD Prevention since its inception with support from UNDP, UNICEF, HASAB etc. The target population of IACIB on HIV/AIDs is Rickshaw pullers and their wives, defence personnel (Police, Army etc.), School students, IDU. The following activities were under taken:

Observation of World AIDS Day-2008
Observation of World AIDS Day-2007
  • Awareness creation by different IEC materials
  • One to one and group discussion
  • Counseling
  • KAP survey among the target population
  • Human resource development in the field
  • Medical services
  • Distribution of Rickshaw, condom and incentives.
  • Observation of World AIDS day
One HIV/AIDS & STD Prevention project among Rickshaw pullers and their wives in Narayangonj town was completed with support from UNICEF in 2004-2005.
During door to door registration of patients for consultation at IACIB, Dhaka and Filaria Hospital, Syedpur, field staff of IACIB also advocates simultaneously on prevention of HIV/AIDS and STD. A total of 5000 persons with uniform has also been registered & advocated for HIV/AIDS & STD prevention. Program in 2004.

One project on HIV/AIDS & STD prevention among drug addicts in Sayedpur was also completed. 400 Rickshaw Pullers in Saidpur was registered and advocated on HIV/AIDS & STD prevention in 2000-2002
One UNDP funded project on HIV/AIDS & STD prevention among 3000 Rickshaw pullers and 100 of their wives in Narayangonj Town was complete from 2000-2002, 400 Rickshaw Pullers in Saidpur has been registered and advocated on HIV/AIDS & STD prevention.

Other Activities:

Future Plan:

It is predicted that there will be millions of HIV/AIDS patient in Bangladesh soon within 5 years. Considering their treatment and re-habilitation IACIB has been planning to start one HIV/AIDS & STD Hospital at Dhaka soon by 2010 along with a counseling and rehabilitation center for which there is an urgent need for support.

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