Under this project, 100 villages have been adopted in the district from 8 talukas with high HIV prevalence. People are made aware of HIV and STI, red ribbon clubs are formed, and volunteers are identified and trained. High risk, vulnerable people are identified and counseled. LMF works to eliminate the stigma and discrimination faced by HIV positive people in these villages.
The outreach in these 100 villages is nearly10 lakh population. The LMF staff work with different population groups such as MSM- Male having sex with male, FSW – female sex workers, bridge population like – migrants, truck drivers, vulnerable population and also with pregnant women. Awareness, prevention, use of condoms and availability of condoms are the activities covered.
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