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PPTCT Program

PATH has been selected by IL& FS associate with the Global Fund to fight against HIV/AIDS- Tuberculosis-Malaria (GFATM) in the Rolling Continuation Channel II (RCC II) as the first private Principal Recipient for the Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT) of HIV/AIDS Program in Azamgarh along with National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), Ministry of Health, Government of India.

The objective of the PPTCT programme is to:

  • Develop Effective Mechanism for better coordination of the existing public health domain workers such as MPWs, ANMs or ASHAs with the ORWs of the PMTCT area
  • Minimise Lost to Follow Up cases from reportage through Integrated Counselling and Testing Centers and Follow-up of babies till the age of 18 months
  • Train and build additional capacity among Out Reach Workers for better cohesion in dealing with other health workers and other areas such as TB/HIV
  • Effective capture of information and reporting on Mother-Baby Pairing adherence to the medication practices for positive people (both mother and child)
  • Work in coordination with NACO and its state-level institutions for better monitoring and evaluation which could lead to more focused interventions.
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