HIV AIDS GRANT

Indonesia which had approximately 193,000 adults living with HIV in 2005, has an overall adult prevalence of about 0,1%. However, the epidemic is concentrated among most-at-risk groups and not generalized among the population. In the effort of fighting this disease in Indonesia, Global Fund has placed it contribution by providing grant in total of US$236,686,334 since 2003 until 2014. The program supported by this grant focused on the highest-prevalence provinces in Indonesia, where HIV has mainly been transmitted by injecting drug use, unprotected sex, commercial sex workers and industries whose employees are most likely to buy sex. Initiative of the program include providing antiretroviral drugs for people living with HIV, preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, establishing voluntary counseling and testing centers (which there were none when the program first started in 2003), training of health care staff, distributing condoms, educating most-at-risk populations and general public on HIV prevention through peer outreach program, school and mass media, research on the role of men circumcision in HIV, cooperation between private sector and community-based organization to expand the reach of HIV AIDS services and HIV TB co-infection services.

The principle recipients that implementing the above programs are:

  1. Directorate of Direct Infectious Disease Control (P2ML) – Directorate General of Disease Control & Environmental Health (P2PL), Ministery of Health of Indonesia
  2. National AIDS Commission of Indonesia (NAC)
  3. Nahdlatul Ulama (NU)
  4. Indonesian Planned Parenthood Association (IPPA)

For more information on grants can be foundĀ here

 

For more information about the activities of the principle recipients can be found at:

P2ML

KPAN

NU

PKBI