Peer Education, Health and HIV/AIDS
This is a new program that has been introduced. The projects/units under this program are – drugs and substance projects, primary health, reproductive and adolescent sexual reproductive health project and HIV/AIDS prevention and Home based cared project. Home based care shall be done through community health workers and referral linkages established with health service providers for those who are already infected. Peer Education and Behaviour Change Communication is an approach that shall be used. The strategic objective for the program is “To contribute to building a society whose members are well informed on health issues and are able to make informed lifestyle choices about their health”.