Project information


Project title

"The program of secondary intervention among marginal groups of drug users living with HIV/AIDS. The snow clod"
Duration 01 April 2008 - 30 September 2008
Project goal and objectives

The main objectives of the project are:

  1. To involve marginal groups of active drug users into programs of harm reduction;
  2. To start volunteer movements among injecting drug users and participants of peer educators and harm reduction programmes;
  3. To improve the quality of ARV treatment for drug users through the case management.
Results

During the project implementation the trainings for volunteers on points of syringe exchange in order to involve marginal groups of drug users in harm decrease programmes were carried out. In total 38 volunteers were involved in 5 cities: Narva, Narva-Jyesuu, Sillamäe, Jõhvi, Kohtla-Järve. The results of the voluntary movement's work are:

  • Number of people who received health services - 44;
  • Number of provided individual consultations - 87;
  • Number of people in support group - 7;
  • Number of drug users trained for safer behaviour - 180;
  • Number of drug users in the rehabilitation center - 16;
  • Number of attracted new volunteers to the harm reduction programme - 11;
  • Number of clients directed to in FT - 32.

Organization had also started case management of the syringe exchange programme:

  • Number of cases accepted - 180;
  • Number of people involved in support groups - 19;
  • Number of psychological consultations provided - 98;
  • Number of drug users directed to infectiologist - 17;
  • Number of provided social consultations - 180;
  • Number of people helped with employment - 16;
  • Number of people who were assisted solving ID paper problems - 22.

Case management of the methadone programme:

  • Number of cases accepted - 97;
  • Number of people involved in support groups - 9;
  • Number of psychological consultations provided - 48;
  • Number of drug users directed to infectiologist - 11;
  • Number of provided social consultations - 97;
  • Number of people helped with employment - 8;
  • Number of people who were assisted solving ID paper problems - 7.

UNODC budget

135,150.00 EEK

 

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