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Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative

Avahan--India AIDS Initiative

Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative

the business of HIV prevention at scale

by Avahan--India AIDS Initiative

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Published by Āvāhan--India AIDS Initiative, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in New Delhi .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24453814M
LC Control Number2010318195

  The Gates Foundation invested over $ million in AIDS prevention in India, through Avahan. A report by Lancet Global Health estimated that the initiative Author: Sindhuri Nandhakumar. It is vital for the AIDS response in India that the Avahan initiated programmes continue and become sustainable. The immediate challenge for Avahan is the transition to a programme whose unit cost approaches what is affordable in the public sector as is its explicit goal from the start of the by:

Named for the Hindi word meaning ‘identity,’ ‘recognition’ or ‘acknowledgement,’ the Pehchan programme strengthens and builds the capacity of community-based organisations (CBOs) to provide effective, inclusive and sustainable HIV prevention programming in 17 states in India for more than , men who have sex with men (MSM), transgenders and hijras (collectively, MTH). DELHI -- Bill Gates announced today that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has increased its funding commitment to Avahan – an initiative to reduce the spread of HIV in India – to a total of $ million.. Launched in by the Gates Foundation, Avahan provides funding and support to targeted HIV prevention programs in six Indian states and along the national trucking routes.

Get this from a library! Empowering key populations for sustainable HIV prevention: Avahan in Andhra Pradesh [Avahan--India AIDS Initiative.; India HIV/AIDS Alliance.]. Management practices to support donor transition: lessons from Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative 13 June | BMC Health Services Research, Vol. 15, No. 1 Monitoring and Evaluating the Cited by:


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Avahan India AIDS Initiative was a focused prevention initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that worked in six states of India to reduce HIV transmission and lower the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in vulnerable high-risk populations – female sex workers (FSWs), men who have sex with men (MSM), transgenders, people the India AIDS Initiative book inject drugs (PWID) – through prevention.

The anthology-published in collaboration with Avahan, the India Aids Initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-shows how storytelling can help create life-saving 'fellow-feeling'.” -The Guardian “For all that India tries to present to the world the shiny face of a modern technologic giant, judging by what you read in AIDS SUTRA when 5/5(5).

AVAHAN—THE INDIA AIDS INITIATIVE Avahan—The India AIDS Initiative: The Business of HIV Prevention at Scale. † 11 where The India AIDS Initiative book has operations.

Avahan also works along 8, km of primary trucking routes along national highways to reach File Size: 1MB. AvAhAn–The IndIA AIdS InITIATIve. AvAhAn–The IndIA AIdS InITIATIve. FACT SHEET. Inthe Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched Avahan, an initiative to reduce the spread of hIv in India.

In Julywe increased our commitment to Avahan to a total of $ million (U.S.).File Size: KB. The Avahan-India AIDS Initiative aidstar-One | CASE STUDy SERIES aidstar-One John Snow, Inc. North Ft. Myer Drive, 11th Floor Arlington, VA USA Tel.: +1 Fax: +1 This publication was produced by the AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources (AIDSTAR-One) Project, Sector 1, Task Order 1.

FHI is conducting monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to measure the impact of Avahan — the India AIDS Initiative. FHI is generating and analyzing the data needed to effectively monitor implementation of the project and measure changes in key HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment outcome indicators.

FHI ’s experts in India support Avahan to maximize its efficiency by. The anthology - published in collaboration with Avahan, the India Aids Initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - shows how storytelling can help create life-saving "fellow-feeling Author: Anita Sethi.

This article has been cited byother articles in PMC. The Avahan HIV prevention initiative is a major effort funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that aims to reduce HIV transmission in the general population by focusing HIV prevention efforts on female sex workers and their clients, men who have sex with men, truck drivers and injecting drug users who are at high risk of getting HIV [1].Cited by: 9.

Negar Akhavi, editor, AIDS Sutra: Untold Stories from India, Program Officer with Avahan, the Gates Foundation India AIDS Initiative.

Nalini Jones, author, who will be reading from her essay, “Love in the Time of Positives” from AIDS Sutra, Untold Stories from India.

The aim of Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative, was to reduce HIV transmission in the general population through large-scale prevention interventions focused on high-risk groups. It was launched in in six states with a total population of million and a high HIV by:   The Avahan India AIDS Initiative was launched inas a large scale, targeted intervention prevention programme and was implemented in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Manipur and.

My re-education of India began almost three years ago. After eighteen years of working as a management consultant, I left McKinsey and Company to head Avahan - the India AIDS initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. AIDS Sutra: Untold Stories from India is an anthology of writing telling the human stories behind HIV/AIDS in book has been published in collaboration with Avahan, the India Aids initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates ds from the book go toward educational opportunities for AIDS orphans in India.

The anthology-published in collaboration with Avahan, the India Aids Initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-shows how storytelling can help create life-saving 'fellow-feeling'.” -The Guardian “For all that India tries to present to the world the shiny face of a modern technologic giant, judging by what you read in AIDS SUTRA when 5/5(5).

India AIDS Initiative (Avahan), funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is scaling up interventions with sex workers (SWs) and other high risk populations in India's six highest HIV prevalence by: The Avahan India AIDS Initiative.

This case is the second of two describing the Avahan Indian AIDS Initiative, a large-scale HIV prevention delivery program, sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Gates Foundation). The case examines Avahan's choice of intervention strategies in the face of the HIV epidemic of India in Avahan: the India AIDS Initiative, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was launched in with the aim of reducing the spread of HIV; it has since played a major role in supporting prevention interventions in the country.

Avahan worked in 83 districts of the country’s six high-HIV prevalence states among high-risk by:   In the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched its AIDS initiative in India, the Avahan program, to expand the reach of prevention efforts aimed at the most-at Cited by: Avahan- India AIDS Initiative, Bangalore, India.

likes. Community Service. NEW DELHI -- Avahan, the India AIDS initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today announced $47 million (Rs. crores) in new grants to support HIV prevention programs for vulnerable populations in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Manipur, and Nagaland.

The grants were announced after a meeting of the Avahan Program Board by Rajat Gupta, Senior Partner of McKinsey & Company and. The anthology-published in collaboration with Avahan, the India Aids Initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-shows how storytelling can help create life-saving 'fellow-feeling'." -The Guardian "For all that India tries to present to the world the shiny face of a modern technologic giant, judging by what you read in AIDS SUTRA when it.

Aids Sutra: Untold Stories from India has been published in collaboration with Avahan, the India Aids initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a leading HIV prevention project. Roughly $2 from the proceeds of each book sold will go to support children affected by HIV/Aids in cities which have a high prevalence of the disease.Documenting and Disseminating Lessons from Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative.

This project aims to build in-country capacity and document and disseminate programmatic lessons from Avahan, the India AIDS Initiative.

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