ending inequalities and getting on track to end AIDS by 2030
swapnam palakkad has been serving among the HIV positive people in palakkad district since 2013. it runs a regular monthly programme to provide underprivileged HIV+ patients with adequate nutrition to help people battling HIV/AIDS withstand strong medical treatment and help them through recovery. swapnam palakkad gathered data of PLHIV (People Living with HIV/AIDS)from KESS - HAPPY project to support ART patients and their affected family members from government hospitals who come in for Antiretroviral therapy (ART) treatment. The program aims to provide rations and protein supplements to HIV+ patients including pregnant women. It has now grown to a Nutritional Supplement Support Program for patients under ART Treatment. Donate to help people battling HIV/AIDS
get access to adequate nutrition for their better recovery.
we educate people living with HIV/AIDS about the treatments, ensuring they have access to care, and improves their well-being through building vocational skills. It also provides income generation opportunities, and linking the affected communities to social welfare schemes. You can donate here to help them continue building more lives affected by AIDS.
The HIV pandemic is a crisis that claims a life every minute. But it can be ended by 2030 if countries work together to tackle inequalities and are bold in their actions and their investments. The actions needed to end AIDS will help protect the health and rights of everyone, strengthen economic development, and leave the world better prepared for future pandemic risks.
According to a UNAIDS 2018 report, there were 2.1 million people affected by AIDS in India in 2017. This makes India the third-largest HIV epidemic in the world. The key affected population are sex workers and men who have sex with men (MSM). Other groups are People Who Inject Drugs (PWID), transgenders, migrant workers and truck drivers. The stigma around this disease prevents people from accessing the necessary treatment required. There is a need to help people battling HIV/AIDS.
There is a need to create a safe and loving environment where HIV/AIDS patients can lead a normal life without being outcasted. The National AIDS Control Program (NACP) has made efforts to increase awareness and reduce the risk of infection. Their efforts along with the help of NGOs, India has managed to reduce the spread of new infections by half since 2001. The following are some partner NGOs of GiveIndia that have contributed to this change