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Realizing   the need  for  a broader and more effective response and to facilitate smooth implementation of  HIV and  AIDS  Prevention  activities .State Government   has setup the
state AIDS cell in the  Medical  Health  Directorate  in the year  1992 .

The society was constituted   under the chairmanship  of  secretary health in December 1998  to  implement  National  AIDS  Control  Programme  more  swiftly .  

 Rajasthan State  AIDS  control  society  was formed under Rajasthan  society act 1958 on 19.12.1998 National AIDS Control programme is being implemented by AIDS cell formed under the Directorate of Medical and Health Services, Govt. of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

The AIDS cell receives all the AIDS funds from the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India in form of grant aid.

  • Long incubation period
  • Window Period 2-6 months (unknowingly spreading infection to others)
  • Mainly Sexually Transmissible
  • HIV infection is mainly due to private decisions
  • Kills the Fittest ( most productive age group)
  • Death is preceded by a fairly long period of illness

HIV/AIDS - Vulnerability in Rajasthan
  • A large population of 56.4 million…even a small HIV increase translates into a large problem.
  • Huge numbers of in and out migration.
  • 19% of all mines in India, with 0.5 million miners.
  • 25,000 trucks passes every day on NH 8.
  • Every third Foreign tourist and every second domastic tourist wants to come in Raj.

Targeted Intervention Project

The targeted intervention programme is aimed for slowing down the spread of HIV/AIDS among people who practice high risk behavior namely Female Sex Workers, Men Having Sex With Men, Intra venus Drug Users and Truckers, Migrants.
Advocacy Workshops
  • Intersectoral Workshops
  • Media Advocacy workshops
  • Sensitization workshops with Private Schools, Govt. Schools Teachers and students
  • Police, PRIs, Army, NCC, NSS
  • Sensitization with Private Practioners & Family Physicians
Anti- Discrimination Cell

Establishment of this cell empowered the PLHAs to fight against stigma & discrimination at workplace & hospitals.

Special privilege

Special privilege to PLHAs by Govt. of Rajasthan is 75% concession in Roadways buses for treatment from home to hospital and hospital to home.


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