National aids control programme
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - National aids control programme
PROGRAMME : objectives and
• Goals and objectives
• National Aids Control Programme (NACP) was
launched in India in 1987. The ministry of
health and family welfare has set up National
Aids Control Organization (NACO) as a
separate wing to implement and closely
monitor the various components of the
Goals and objectives
• The overall of NACP is to halt and reverse the
epidemic in India over the next 5 years by
integrating programmes for prevention, care
and support and treatment. This is achieved
through four-prolonged strategy.
• The specific objective is to reduce the rate of
incidence by 60% in the 1st year of the
programme in high prevalence states to
obtain the reversal of the epidemic.
To prevent new infections
• Saturation of coverage of high risk group
through target interventions.
• Scaling up interventions among general
Care support and treatment
• Improved treatment access for opportunistic
infections and continuation of care.
• Community care and support programs.
• Impact mitigation and linking it with livelihood
Strengthen the infrastructure,
systems and human resources
• State AIDS control societies.
• District AIDS prevention and control units.
• Strengthening of NACO
Strengthening strategic information
• One nationwide strategic information system
Strengthening the computerized management
system and making it more appropriate and user-
Developing indicators for the state plans and
institutional arrangement for collecting, analyzing
and monitoring progress.
Developing community friendly information
• Prevent infection through saturation of
coverage of high risk groups with targeted
interventions and scaled up interventions in
the general population.
• Provide greater care, support and treatment
to larger number of PLHA.
• Strengthen the infrastructure, systems and
human resources in prevention, care, support
and treatment programmes at district, state
and national levels
• Strengthen the nationwide strategic
information management systems.
• ^K. Park, “Park’s text book of preventive an social medicine” (22nd edition)
• ^National AIDS Control programme
• ^National AIDS Control Program