|"Assurance of HIV/AIDS preventive services for IDUs and their family members in Druskininkai"|
|Duration||01 September 2007- 30 April 2008|
|Project goal and objectives||
The main aim of the project is to assure the availability of HIV/AIDS prevention services for IDUs and their family members in Druskininkai municipality.
Project goals are:
The low-threshold rendered anonymous, flexible and free of charge services for the clients and counselling services for their family members. The fully refurbished and equipped drop-in center delivered goods and services all the week including day-offs.
A round table meeting with principal stakeholders in Druskininkai municipality was organized and local authorities were introduced to the harm reduction and the project. Also seminar on quality assurance particularly focusing on provision of services in needle and syringe exchange programme and HIV pre-testing and post-testing, consulting of family members, etc. took place for the personnel working in the harm reduction cabinet.
The organization prepared and disseminated 1500 booklets to increase awareness of IDUs, family members and community on HIV/AIDS prevention issues, drug abuse prevention and availability of services.
Project achieved the following results: