Project information


Project title

"Increase level of education about HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care, and promote increased access to HIV prevention and care services for injection drug users in Jurmala"
Duration 01 September 2007 - 31 August 2008
Project goal and objectives
  • Increase level of education about HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care for injection drug users (IDU) in Jurmala;
  • Promote increased access to HIV/AIDS prevention and care services for IDUs in Jurmala;
  • Develop harm reduction programs in Latvia among IDU.
Results
  • Jurmala mobile needle and syringes unit is open 5 days per week (at the beginning of project - 3 days per week);
  • Amount of distributed syringes and needles increased twice (at the beginning of project approximately 800 syringes and 300 needles per month, in August 2008- 1431 syringes and 886 needles);
  • Increased number of clients (at the beginning of project approximately 60 per month, in August 2008- 115);
  • 5 IDUs involved in peer-driven HIV prevention.

UNODC budget

9,020.00 LVL

 

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