Population Services International - China (PSI China)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: PSI/China
12-C Xin Hua Office Tower
6 East Ren Min Road
Kunming, Yunnan
P.R. China 650051
Country: China
Region: Southern and Eastern Asia
Website: http://www.psi.org/china/
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Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Education
  • Prevention
Short description:
PSI China (Yunnan), based in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, applies advanced social marketing techniques – with its emphasis on the consumer – to deliver affordable and accessible products and services particulars for HIV/AIDS prevention and the reduction of drug-related harm to vulnerable target populations. Funded by the British and US government for cross-border initiatives, and by the PSI Partnership Fund, PSI China’s projects include:


Social marketing for HIV/AIDS prevention along China/Myanmar border;
A drop-in center in Kunming for current and former intravenous drug users to reduce drug related harm and relapse rates;
Behavior change communications and interventions to motivate good needle/syringe hygiene, safer sexual practices, and health risk reduction;
Collaboration with the Yunnan Institute for Drug Use, DAYTOP voluntary detoxification center, the Compulsory Anti- Drug Unit of the Yunnan Public Security Bureau, and international and Chinese health NGOs;
Needs assessments for maternal and child health interventions;
Effective monitoring and evaluation of project activities and results.
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