“Strengthen existing VCT Center Run by Other Organizations’ ‘Project
To increase HIV/AIDS prevention activities for risky population. Save the Children International under Global Fund, RCC Phase II project for Providing HIV testing and Counseling (HTC) session for Injecting Drug Users and Female Sex Workers at DICs through satellite Clinic in Gazipur District. Main objectives in the project are aims to address the demand of HTC services to Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) and Female Sex Workers (FSWs) at DIC level. AMIC is working in these Projects as a implementing agency major activities of the projects are-1. Strengthen existing HTC(HIV testing and counseling)center at Gazipur (Save the children Strengthen the center),2.Recruit and retain staff for (HIV testing and counseling Counselor, Lab Technologist, etc)for one HTC center,3.Ensure HTC focal to attend in counseling by Save the children,3.Ensure HTC focal to attend SoP orientation organized by Save the Children,4.Ensure HTC counselor to attend in counseling training organized by Save the Children,5.Ensure Lab Technologist attended basic training on HIV rapid testing, infection Prevention (IP), Universal Precaution (UP) and Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) at BSMMU,6. Lab Technologist to attend refresher training on HIV rapid testing, infection prevention (IP) Universal Precaution (UP) and Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) at BSMMU,7.Receive Test kits & consumables to conduct HTC sessions (Save the children will be provide HIV testing kits & and consumables in kind)8.Conduct HTC sessions for IDU and FSW DICs at Gazipur,9.Ensure and maintain sample transportation guideline from BSMMU for quality assurance,10.Conduct proficiency test and report back to BSMMU (Sample will be provided by BSMMU).