Care Support and Treatment

CST

The National AIDS Control Program provides Care, Support and Treatment services through a network of Center of Excellence (COE), Paediatric Center of Excellence (PCOE), ART Plus centers, ART Centers, Link ART Centers and CSC.

Care Support and Treatment Services :

  1. First line & second line ART
  2. Care & Support Centres
  3. HIV-TB Coordination
  4. Focus on PPTCT
  5. Treatment of Opportunistic Infections
  6. Referral & Linkages
  7. Capacity Building
  8. Research
  9. Technical Support

The ART centres started functioning in Karnataka in 2004-05. Presently there are

  1. ART Centres   -   64
  2. Link ART Centres   -   109
  3. Link ART Plus Centres   -   85
  4. ART Plus Centres   -   6
  5. COE   -   1
  6. PCOE   -   1
  7. Viral Load Testing-NIMHANS   -   1
  8. CD4 machines   -   34

Second line ART Treatment :

Second line ART started in Karnataka in 2009-10. Currently second line ART is available at center of excellence and Paeditric centre of excellence and ART plus centres of Karnataka.

Centre of Excellence (COE) :

  • Centre of Excellence - Bowring & Lady Curzon Hospital , Bangalore
  • Pediatrics Centre of Excellence - Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health (IGICH), Bangalore

ART Plus Centers :

  1. ART Plus centre, Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli
  2. ART Plus centre, District Hospital, Gulbarga
  3. ART Plus centre, Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary
  4. ART Plus centre, District Hospital, Udupi
  5. ART Plus centre, K R Hospital, Mysuru Medical College, Mysuru
  6. ART Plus centre, District Hospital, Bagalkote

Status of Cumulative Registration and Treatment at ART Centres of Karnataka (September 2015) :

PLHIV registrered in ART Centres PLHIV on treatment ART Centres
Male 130852 54142
Female 126859 61637
TS/TG 613 212
Children 17465 7791
Total 275789 123782

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Care and Support Centres CSC Guidelines