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|
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.
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.