MCSWA / Health Services / HIV Sentinel Surveillance Plus
The organization has conducted a survey on the Sentinel surveillance that provides essential information to understand the trends and dynamics of HIV epidemic among different High-Risk Groups viz. Female Sex Workers (FSW) & Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in West Jaintia Hills District.
It aids in refinement of strategies and prioritization of focus for prevention, care and treatment interventions under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP). HIV estimates of prevalence, incidence and mortality developed based on findings from HIV Sentinel Surveillance enable the programme in assessing the impacts at a macro level.
Total of 25O FSW & 250 IDUs blood sample along with their consent data were taken for the process of the survey.
Through this Target Intervention, the HRGs are provided with both physical support and psychosocial support and other services which are as follows: