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Network & referral

  1. 1. Network & Referralin the context of HIV AIDS
  2. 2. NACO• National AIDS Control Organisation- NACO – To mainstream HIV AIDS issue in all ministries and departments by treating it as a development challenge and not merely a public health problem – To provide leadership to mount multi-sectoral response to combat HIV/AIDS in the country with special reference to youth, women and the workforce
  3. 3. SACS• State AIDS Prevention and Control Societies (SACS) – implement NACO programme at state level, but have functional independence to upscale and innovate. • Functions of SACS are:  – Medical and public health services; – Communication and social sector services; and – Administration, planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, finance and procurement
  4. 4. DAPCU• Under NACP-III, as a major structural reform the management of HIV prevention and control program has been decentralised to district level.• Functions of DAPCU – Monitoring and coordination of service delivery from the different facilities in the district – HIV awareness campaigns, strengthening of referral linkages, and provision of care and treatment to all the HIV positive in the district – To play a key role in integration of NACP with NRHM and work closely with other line departments in government setup to mainstream the HIV/AIDS Programs
  5. 5. ICTC• Integrated Counselling and Testing Centre – VCTC – PPTC ICTC Counselli ng Test healthy lifestyle; access life-saving care and treatment
  6. 6. Drop-in-centre • Enabling environment Community Support GroupsThe objectives of the PLWHA drop in centres are •To promote positive living among PLWHAs and improve the quality of life of the infected. •To build the capacity and skills of PLWHAs to hope with the infection •To create an enabling environment for the PLWHAs •To establish linkages with PLWHAs with the existing health services, NGOs, CBOs and other welfare and development programmes •To protect and promote the rights of the infected
  7. 7. CCCs (10 to 20 Management of minor opportunistic bedded) infections. Counselling Psychosocial, nutritional and educational • Concept of CCC/CCSC under NACP III – Short stay home – Advocating actively against stigma, discrimination and denial Come in terms with – Actively linked with ARTC and LAC status – Linked with many other Government schemes and programs – Centre with basic aim to recover, recuperate and reintegrate PLWHHAs back into active lifeOrientation on the ART drugs linkages drug adherence, Positive prevention, Nutrition.
  8. 8. ccsc (30 to 50 bedded)• Comprehensive Care and Support Centres• centres of excellence strategically located across the country to provide higher level care including: – management of major OIs, – referral for specialised services, – rehabilitation and palliative care. – These centres also play the role of learning sites and mentoring CCCs linked with them.