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Improving HIV prevention and care among young women, FSW and MSM in rural Tamil Nadu

Sector: Infectious disease control

EU Contribution: € 605,995.84 (75% of total).

Implementing organisation: Stichting Hivos (Humanistisch Instituut Voor Ontwikkelings Samenwerking)

Duration: from 01/2009 to 12/2012

Description: Specific objective: Reduce HIV infection among adolescent men, women, FSW and MSM in 13 high prevalence districts in rural Tamil Nadu, and reduce stigma and violence against FSW, MSM and PLHA

Location : Districts in rural Tamil Nadu: Kanyakumari, Madurai, Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Salem, Thanjavur, Theni, Tirunelveli, Tiruvannamalai, Tuticorin, Vellore, Erode and Krishnagiri. Target groups: HIV infected and vulnerable populations - rural sector