Project information

Project title

"Development of HIV/AIDS and addictions consultative office in "Ventspils"
Duration 01 October 2008 - 15 November 2009
Project goal and objectives The main project objectives are:
  • Strengthen HIV/AIDS prevention in Ventspils city and district;
  • Develop harm reduction program for injecting drug users and their relatives and friends;
  • Establish a low threshold centre for injecting drug users and their relatives in Ventspils city.
Results
  • Identified 200 drug users.
  • Collected data on drug using ways, what type of narcotic and psychotropic substances are used, what is the social status of users and the need for assistance. Report on the research was prepared.
  • 98 psychological and educational consultations and 45 social worker consultations were carried out.
  • Number of clients with the positive HIV test results (from identified drug users) - 57 (28.5%).
  • Number of distributed syringes at the beginning of project 0, at the end - 560 (planned 5000-7000).
  • Number of distributed disinfectants at the beginning of project 0, at the end - 200 (planned 5000-7000).
  • Number of distributed condoms at the beginning of project 0, at the end - 245 (planned 3000).
  • Number of performed HIV tests at the beginning of project 0, at the end - 200 (planned 50).
  • Number of distributed information materials at the beginning of project 0, at the end - 500 (planned 500-1000).

UNODC budget

12,426.05 LVL

 

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