Nava Kiran Plus

Hard to Reach, SIDACTION

Project Description

Since 2005, SIDACTION, France is supporting Nava Kiran Plus to run Hard to Reach program in Nepal  that covers three sites in Kathmandu, Lalitpur & Bhaktapur. This program also reaches the inmates in Prison who may need help in accessing treatment. The overall objective of the project is to improve the quality of lives of drug users through outreach services and to advocate for better policies for drug users and provide medical and legal services to drug users in Kathmandu Valley.



 Objectives 

- To provide outreach, medical, referral and counseling services to current drug users through outreach workers in afore mentioned three districts. 
- To provide legal support to drug users through lawyer's association.
- To provide Medical support to inmates with HIV infection and arrange for their support.
- To provide legal assistance to the drug users in police custody.
- To provide legal support through legal advice & counseling, legal assistance and court proceedings.
- To provide urgent legal assistance to targeted prison population.
- To distribute Harm Reduction Packages among IDUs.
- To provide Counseling and conduct case management.
- To provide primary health care.
- To provide referral services including CD4, LFT, VCT, TB & OI management.
- To provide referral for oral substitution & rehabilitation for drug users.
- To provide advocacy training sessions to IDUs.
-  To conduct press meetings, rallies and events.


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