In 2001 DOST commenced HIV prevention and STI management services for drug addicts in addition to the outreach and residential treatment services. These services, which mainly include HIV awareness, Voluntary Counselling and Testing, management of STIs and condom education and provision, are offered through outreach teams, drop-in centres and residential treatment centres.
In 2005, the Community VCT Centre was established in Peshawar with the aim of providing HIV awareness, counselling and testing for HIV, and STI management and referral for ARV treatment services for vulnerable groups including, Afghan refugees, youth, migrant/ industrial workers and armed forces.
DOST VCCT CENTRES IN SAKOON KORE:
DONOR: Dost Welfare Foundation.
The Overall goal of this intervention is to prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS by providing counseling and testing services to the general community and more specifically to drug users and their familes.
|VCCT CENTRES||No. of VCCTR conducted||No. of HIV+||No. of HBS+||No. of HCV+||No. of Syphilis+|
|Sakoon Kore I||336||0||6||4||6|
|Sakoon Kore II||348||6||2||9||3|
|Sakoon Kore III||1022||18||31||11||1|