With the aim of to sustain the exiting PLHIV support groups in the Nanguneri, Cherenmahadevi, Keezhapavoor and Shenkottach blocks of Tirunelveli district, the support group leaders were facilitated to took over the staff role.
Community resources were tapped in the way of errection of Hundisin the hotels, shopping complexes and liked the schools in to the Support groups and initiation of friends of PLHIV forums for continued community support to the PLHIV support groups.
The block/taluk level government officials were invited to participate in the PLHIV support groups and the block/zonal level conventions. These activities were used as the advocacy sessions, the PLHIV representatives advocate to the needy PLHIV to get widow pension, cluster houses and the Ulavar Pathukappu thittam.
Indicators of Achievements:
AS ON MARCH 2014
|1||Number of PLHIV Identified||22|
|2||PLHIV under HBC||257|
|3||PLHIV Registered with ART Centre||251|
|4||Number of Support groups||12|
|6||Number of Block coordination||4|
|8||Number of Hundis Placed||8|
|9||Number of Positive Speakers||66|
|10||Number of STI Referred||573|
|11||Number of STI Treated||397|
|12||Number of Cured||295|
|13||Number of partners treated||243|
|15||Number of friends forums||21|
|17||Number of friends forum meetings||54|
|18||Number of Widows||66|
|19||Number of widows getting pension||35|
|20||Number of cluster houses||6|