HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care for Female Injecting Drug Users/drug users, spouses/ families of HIV Positive Drug Users in Okara
The project was awarded by UNODC initially from 01 June 2014 until 30 May 2015, however, bearing in mind the dedication, commitment and professionalism of Active Help Organization the UNODC had very kindly extended the project till 30th December 2015. They have noticed and acknowledged the hard work of AHO and given a genuine consideration towards the issue of FIDUs in Okara and their increasing quantity. AHO had make sure to cover the all relevant and affected population and given them the entire awareness and safety tools to avoid embracing HIV / AIDS viruses. AHO further distributed thousands safety tools and educated them to use safe behaviors, and take care of their families simultaneously. During the contract more than 200 FDUs and non-injecting drug users were covered.
Active Help Organization has itís built in policy to work with dedication, professionally and on time completion of the assignments, and keep an eye on the basics of relationship. It has modern approach to keep in touch with all respectable donors as well as Contract Awarding Dignitaries. The following projects are in the pipeline, and expected soon to conclude and signing the contracts adequately.
Project Achievement indicators
Inauguration of Centre in Red Light area of Pattoki , Pakistan.
Provision of information regarding HIV/AIDS.
Provision of Condoms to CSWs.
Provision of basic medical treatment facility
The primary goal of this project is to enhance the quality of services available to female injecting and non-injecting drug users (including those involved in sex work and spouses of male injecting drug users) in the community by improving female access to existing harm reduction services and developing new female-specific services and effective referral systems to female health service providers.