Based on the expected transition process and task shifting for nurses in Targeted Intervention (TI) clinics of Avahan program, the “Capacity building of Nurses of Avahan Supported Partners” project built the capacity of nurses in an effort to sustain the TI initiatives of the Avahan Program. This capacity building project was implemented from June 2011 to March 2012.
As per a directive from NACO, some of the STRCs around the country, including STRC Rajasthan, have been selected to implement the Injecting Drug Users (IDU) harm-reduction training component of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) Round 9 Project Hifazat. SAATHII is thus a sub-recipient of the Emmanuel Hospital Association(EHA) and covers capacity building of IDU Targest Intervention (TI) NGOs in Rajasthan and Haryana in the harm reduction component.
STRC: Strengthening Technical Capacity of NGOs and CBOs Implementing HIV Targeted Intervention Projects- Odisha and Rajasthan
SAATHII acts as the State Training and Resource Centre (STRC) in Odisha and Rajasthan in partnership with the local State AIDS Control Societies (SACS) and National AIDS Control Organization (NACO). State Training and Resource Centres (STRC) are units run by non-governmental organizations in India with support from the country's National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) and State AIDS Control Organizations (SACS) to institutionalize the training and capacity-building process of the Targeted Intervention (TI)
Situational Analysis and Strategies to Upscale an Evidence-Based HIV Response in Relation to MSM, Hijra and Other Transgender Populations in Rajasthan (2007)
Project Nakshatra, a public private partnership, was implemented by AIDS Prevention and Control Project (APAC) - Voluntary Health Services (VHS) with the technical support of SAATHII. The project operated in Tamil Nadu to expand access to HIV and STI services for PLHIV and most at-risk populations (MARPs) by involving health care providers from the private sector. SAATHII provided technical assistance by building the capacity of health care providers, system strengthening of the private health facilities, and networking.
Feasibility of Increasing Uptake and Delivery of HIV/AIDS Services through Multi-Skilling of Front Line Health Workers in West Imphal District of Manipur
NACO, in partnership with UNDP, commissioned SAATHII to conduct a six month Operational Research (OR) study aimed at assessing the feasibility of multi-skilling of front line health workers in delivery of HIV/AIDS prevention services and increasing the uptake of HIV testing and care services. The study was conducted in Imphal West, a district with an area of 558 square kilometers and a total population of 4,39,532 (2001 Census). Imphal West is one of the four valley districts, with an HIV adult prevalence estimated at 0.75%. The OR took place from January to June 2011.