Name of NPO
JJ Hospital Compound
Mumbai - 400 008
National level NGO
Five Lakhs to Twenty
Five Lakhs (500000 - 2500000)
Full time : 5 /
Part time : 1
IHO is working in the
field of AIDS control. It has developed a conceptual plan to establish a
comprehensive AIDS training, research centre and care and rehabilitation
centre. It conducts various programmes for making the people aware of the
ill effects of AIDS and ways to prevent it.
Health, Women's issues
The Saheli project
aims to educate the sex workers on HIV/STD/AIDS. It also distributes
condoms and ascertains usage of the same. It provides various services
including health care, networks for referral and options for free HIV
testing. To educate these people it has opted for peer education model
which includes leaders at three levels namely: Saheli, Tai and Bai. These
leaders are trained on techniques of client negotiations, STD/HIV
prevention through personal interviews, group discussions, lectures, etc.
They are then assigned the responsibilities of educating the sex workers
on various issues related to AIDS.
Awareness for AIDS
Maharashtra State AIDS
The objective of the
project is to create mass awareness about AIDS in a short period of time
and to sensitise media and policy makers. It organises campaigns and
massive rallies through the densely populated areas, culminating in public
meetings, followed by workshops for media and health professionals.
Regular AIDS awareness programmes through lectures, slide shows, video
films, talks, debates, exhibitions are also conducted.