Awareness/sensitization programs for preventing drug use and HIV infection



Youth Vision has been conducting awareness programs on drugs, HIV and blood borne diseases like Hepatitis B/C. YV primarily run awareness program for people who use drugs, PLHIV and most at risk population on drug use and HIV. It ensures the meaningful participation of the nearest stakeholders: parents, guardians, teachers, security personnel, media persons, government agencies and students in those programs.

The aforementioned programs have been conducted in an In-house, community, schools and inter-agency level.  It has been meaningful to minimize the direct indulgence of drugs and promote ownership and collective action of stakeholders to minimize the problems of drug and HIV along with other blood borne diseases. Most importantly, it has been valuable to minimize the demand and supply of drugs.