Condom Promotion

Introduction

The prevalence of HIV infection is considerably higher among high risk groups and the epidemic In India is still largely concentrated among core groups and bridge population. DAC through its Partners, public and private sector organizations and other stake holders has been at the forefront of the battle against HIV/AIDS. Correct and consistent use of condom is being promoted by DAC for prevention of transmission of HIV, protection from STI and unwanted pregnancy. Condom usage among high risk groups is being promoted through Targeted Interventions Programme. DAC has also undertaken targeted condom social marketing through SMOs to ensure accessibility and availability of condoms at high prevalence/high fertility districts.

DAC Objectives of Condom Promotion Program :

  • Increasing demand for condoms with normalization amongst high risk, bridge and general population
  • Minimizing wastage in free supply of condoms and maximizing its access to the most vulnerable groups
  • Expanding accessibility and availability of condoms across the country with focus on priority districts and HRG sites
  • Expanding social marketing programs to saturate coverage in districts characterized by high HIV prevalence and / or high family planning need, migrant locations, Trucker Halt Points

Free Supply of Condom – Karnataka SACS :

The estimation free condom in Karnataka SACS for the year 2016-17 for TI Projects and other facilities is 41,601,554 .This estimation is done based on the condom requirement analysis of all the facilities and is compiled from the various divisions of SACS. This includes condoms to meet demand for the TI projects (FSWs, MSMs and IDUs Projects) and other service providing centers like ICTC, STD Clinics, CCC, LWS and ART Centers. The facility wise estimation of free condoms for the year 2016-17 of Karnataka SACS is given below



Free Condom Requirement for Tis 38,318,852
ICTC Requirement 1,107,680
ART center Requirement: 53,150
STD Clinics Requirement: 1,107,680
LWS requirement: 893,952
CCC requirement 92,740
WAD Requirement: 27,500

EK aache aadat (An NACO initiative on condom promotion programme)


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The following link will indicate the current free condom stock position

  1. Free Condom Stock Postion at KSAPS as on 31st May 2016

  2. Free condom Stock Position at TI as on 31st May 2016

  3. Free condom Stock Position at DAPCU as on 31st May 2016

  4. TI THP Outlet List