नेपाल सरकार - स्वास्थ्य मन्त्रालय
(+९७७) ०१ ४२६२५४३, ४२६२८०२, ४२६२६९६, ४२६७३७६

राष्ट्रिय एड्स तथा यौन रोग नियन्त्रण केन्द्र

Nepal’s HIV and STI response, recognised as a priority 1 programme by Government of Nepal, is guided by the “UNAIDS Strategy 2016-2021”, the Sustainable Development Goals, and the National Health Sector Strategy (2015-2020). The Centre aspires to fast-track the HIV response to achieve ambitious 90-90-90 targets by 2020 and ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030 as guided by the National HIV Strategic Plan 2016-21.

Programme Components of National Center for AIDS and STD Control

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Programme components

Scope/Key functions

1

Identify, reach and recommend

Scale up of HIV case finding through identification of KP, reaching them with key behaviour change communication programme and recommend and encourage them for HIV testing.

2

HIV Testing Services

Rapid scaling up of HIV testing services including mobile and community-based testing; expansion of HIV testing services through public health networks; uptake of counselling and testing among KAPs

3

Diagnosis and Management of STI

Standardization of quality STI diagnosis and treatment up to health post; strengthening referral between HTC and STI services

4

Elimination of vertical transmission

Provision of Treatment, Care and Support for women living with HIV and their children and families; prevention of unintended pregnancies among women living with HIV; HIV testing and counselling during ANC, labour and delivery and postpartum; Provision of ARV drugs to mothers and infected with HIV infection; referrals to comprehensive treatment, care and social support for mothers and families with HIV infection, safer delivery practices; infant feeding information, counseling and support

5

HIV Treatment

Prevention of HIV related illness; management of HIV related co‐infections; provision of ARVs to PLHIVs;

6

Support for Adherence and Retention in Treatment and Care

Provision of community care center and social care unit; and social protection for children living with HIV