To prevent a future HIV epidemic among the Drug
users in Bangladesh, Padakhep consortium has had an HIV/AIDS
prevention program since August’2004. This program is
being run under support of the National AIDS/STD Program
(NASP), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and UNICEF-Bangladesh.
Main aims to create a common platform to tackle HIV/AIDS
among the high-risk populations. This program promotes
responsible and safe behavior of people in general and
at risk people in particular, in partnership with different
organizations to carry out the program.
Padakhep Manabik Unnayan Kendra (PMUK) worked as a lead
organization. Other Partner organizations are -
- Moytree Bangladesh
- Rural Research Centre (RRC)
- Khulna Mukti Sheba Songstha (KMSS) - Work at Khulna
- Social Advancement Society (SAS) – Work at Barisal
- Muktoakash Bangladesh – Working with PLWHA
Main Objective :
To reduce the spread of HIV among IDUs and Heroin Smokers
to promote safer behavior like safe injecting and safer
sex practices following Harm Reduction strategy.