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India has the third highest number of HIV infections in the world with 2.1 million people estimated to be living with HIV. This is nearly 6% of the current global HIV population. HIV treatment coverage in India is only at 36% with 51% of AIDS-related deaths in Asia-Pacific happening in India. In certain states, nearly 90% of newly diagnosed persons infected with HIV were wives of migrant husbands. In an effort to ending HIV in India, the Government's National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) has established interventions for the Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT).
Plan India, in partnership with NACO aims to make a significant impact in the global fight against HIV and AIDS by accelerating the uptake of PPTCT services amongst women and children in the most marginalised communities of India.
The 27 month long programme will be implemented in 9 states - Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal and will cover 218 districts where 52% of all pregnancies occur in India.
Through this programme, Plan India is committed to directly benefiting pregnant mothers in the most marginalised communities of India by increasing the uptake of PPTCT services.
This programme will:
The main objectives of the programme, starting from October 2015 to December 2017, are to:
Key Achievements (Till Oct 2016)