EMPHASIS is a 5-year initiative funded by the Big Lottery Fund, UK
The programme aims to
reduce the vulnerability of key mobile populations to HIV & AIDS along two mobility routes between Bangladesh/India and Nepal/India by delivering focused interventions at source, transit and destination points
influence national and regional policies relating to safe mobility through evidence generated regionally.
To reduce the vulnerability to HIV&AIDS of populations mobile across borders of Bangladesh, India and Nepal and to mitigate the impact on affected communities, with a specific focus on women.
To demonstrate effective good practice models for HIV prevention, care and support for mobile populations vulnerable to HIV&AIDS across India, Bangladesh and Nepal – for replication and scaling-up.
To enhance capacity and contribute to government/civil society institutions and communities’ efforts to reduce the vulnerability of mobile populations and their families to HIV and to mitigate the impact of AIDS.
To develop evidence-based advocacy and the creation of an enabling environment supportive of reducing vulnerabilities of mobile populations to HIV&AIDS
Staff Recruitment process started in September,2009 and all staff were recruited by January, 2010.
New Delhi Finance Officer (part time) Jatin Juneja New Delhi Partnership Coordinator Moushumi Kundu Bahraich Partnership Coordinator Surajit Chakraborty Kolkata Partnership Coordinator Anupam Das New Delhi Admn Assistant TBD New Delhi Manager (M-E-D) Nabesh Bohidar New Delhi Team Leader Essa Mohammad Rafique Place Designation Staff Name
Key Processes – Workshops for Common Understanding
Induction Workshop (New Delhi-October 2009)
Inception Workshop (Kathmandu-Oct/Nov 2009)
NGO pre-orientation workshop (New Delhi-Dec 2009)
CARE Staff Induction workshop (Lucknow-February 2010)
NGO Induction Workshop (New Delhi-Feb 2010) for NGO staff of Delhi/NCR
NGO Induction Workshop (Kolkata-March 2010) for NGO staff of West Bengal
NGO Induction Workshop – (Bahraich – March 2010) for staff of Uttar Pradesh