Jeevansaathi – NTP+ was the first organization to start a marriage bureau for HIV-positive people in India in the year 2008. The initiative helped 72 PLHIVs find their life partners. It was later replicated by other PLHIV networks.
Marriage Mela (fair) was organised in coordination with the Rotary Club of Kalyan for PLHIV.
NTP+ has published a booklet called ‘Positive Voice’ with UNICEF.
Campaign for media sensitivity towards PLHIV for addressing stigma and
‘Spandan’ is an initiative to facilitate access to the Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Pension Scheme for PLHIVs living in Thane District on the eve of World AIDS Day.
Advocacy with State Transport Corporation for a free bus pass for PLHIVs.
Regular sensitization and advocacy programmes with Government and Private healthcare providers in Thane district on Stigma and Discrimination.
Conducted medical camps for early detection of cervical cancer in Women living with
HIV at Bhiwandi, Thane and Kalyan in association with the Family Planning Association
of India (FPAI).
Conducted general health camp with Star Insurance for motivating PLHIVs for health
Conducted free eye testing camps with ESHA Netralaya for PLHIVs in Kalyan.
Conducted free dental check-up camps for PLHIVs and their children with support from Colgate Palmolive India Ltd at Kalyan.
To improve the quality of services provided to PLHIVs.
To introduce the Community Dispensation Model (CDM) of ART in the Thane District.
To start HIV screening of community members at their homes.
To increase Advocacy efforts in different sections of society for the maximum benefit of the community members.
7,000 PLHIVs and their families received timely HIV care, support and referral services, enabling them to lead a healthy and positive life.
1,500 PHLIV and their families availed social welfare and protection schemes, leading to
their social and economic empowerment.
3,000 Migrants received timely HIV prevention, care and referral services, leading to a reduction in high-risk behaviour.
200+ CLHIVs received regular nutritional and educational support, to enable them to lead a healthy life and receive a quality education.
300 PHLIV received training on leadership and advocacy, thereby enabling them to effectively address and reduce stigma and discrimination