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Achivement Detail of Achivement of VIHAAN Programme

Achievements of Vihaan Programme:
• South 24 Pargnas Network of People Living with HIV (SNP+) has reached the socially and economically total 8219 People living with HIV (PLHIV) through the project Vihaan care and support funded by GFATM from the year 2013 to till date and provide required services to them for improving quality of life. Through the project, the staff of SNP+ reached to Male 4781, female 2986, Transgender 60, M Child 220 and F child 172.

• The project also tracked 1302 PLHIV who had been lost from the treatment due to various type of stigma discrimination and less awareness. The staff of SNP+ reached to them and bring back to treatment by addressing the social stigma & discrimination, provide one to one counselling, arranged campaign and awareness camp by involving stakeholders to make it impactful.

• The project also reached to the family members of people who diagnosed HIV positive and ensure their family members testing to know the HIV status and early linkages with treatment for prolonging the life span with less infection. 

• We have also rendered Direct observed treatment short-course (DOTs) to the 7135 family members through Active case finding (ACF) and Intensified case Finding (ICF) and refereed them for sputum testing to avoid the TB as common co-infection among HIV positive people.

• The project also linked 6900 PLHIV with various government schemes such as Antodaya Anna Yojana, RSBY, Indira Awas Yojana, Free transport to visit ARTC, Scholarship for education by advocating state and district social welfare departments by also linking them with entitlement such as Aadhar card, Ration Card, Bank account, birth and death certification so to avail the schemes without any hassles. 

• We have also addressed the basic nutrition support for the Children living with HIV (CLHIV). Total 35 CLHIV were linked and 2000 children are getting nutrition support from other stakeholders as and when required.

• We have also solved 68 Stigma and Discrimination cases among PLHIV through the Vihaan Project.