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Family Health International360 (FHI360)

Technical Support for HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, and Treatment - RDM/A

Last updated:2009-04-07 03:03:58

The purpose of the RDM/A project is to provide technical support to USAID HIV/AIDS prevention, care & treatment programs focused on MARPs.
Through USAID support, FHI aims to maintain low HIV prevalence among SWs, considered to be a most-at-risk population (MARP) in Laos, in an effort to maintain negligible HIV rates among the general population.  FHI/Laos program focuses on increasing quality and coverage of a minimum package of services (MPS) for service women (SW) in four USAID provincial hotspots: 1) Vientiane; 2) Savannakhet; 3) Luang Prabang; and, 4) Champasak.  The MPS approach, which includes the provision of targeted HIV prevention and services for MARPs. The project also aims to support services in the provincial SW wellness centers, to promote participatory behavior change communication (BCC) activities, to support sexually transmitted infection (STI) and VCT services, and to provide referrals to HIV care and treatment.  FHI will also provide technical assistance (TA) in surveillance, as requested by the Laos National Centre for HIV/AIDS/STI (CHAS).  


Project Start Date Project End Date Current Project Phase Current Phase Start Current Phase End Project Operational Budget
Aug 20th 2007 Dec 31st 2012 Apr 6th 2009 Apr 6th 2009 238000


Project Coordinator Project Partners
Phayvieng Philakone
(856) 21 241131
phayvieng@fhilaos.org
There are no partners specified


Provinces and districts of project activity:

Provinces Districts
Champasack Province - Pakse - Phonthong
Luang Prabang Province - Luangprabang
Savannakhet Province - Khanthabouly
Vientiane Municipality - Chanthabuly - Hadxaifong - Maypakngum - Naxaithong - Sangthong - Sikhottabong - Sisattanak - Xaysettha - Xaythani

Sectors and sub-sectors of project activity:

Sectors Sub-sectors
Health Care - Family Planning & Reproductive Health - STD / HIV / AIDS - Training of Health Workers

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