National AIDS Control Programme Phase IV (NACP IV) aims to enhance coverage of core (Female Sex Worker-FSW, Man having Sex with Man- MSM and Injective Drug Users-IDU) and bridge (Migrants and truckers) population through Targeted Intervention (TI) programme and Link Workers Scheme (LWS).
The Targeted Interventions and Link workers schemes are implemented through Non Government Organisations (NGOs) and Community Based Organisations (CBOs). To improve performance of the team members of these NGOs/CBOs, STRCs are responsible to provide quality trainings to the team members of NGOs/CBOs.
CHETNA is selected as State Training and Resource Centre (STRC) for Gujarat, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, for the year 2014-16.
There are 141 Targeted Interventions (TIs) of four State AIDS Control Societies (SACS). They are Gujarat State AIDS Control Society, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation AIDS Control Society, Daman and Diu State AIDS Control Society and Dadra Nagar Haveli State AIDS Control Society. During the year 2014-15 total 3504 TI team members would be trained by STRC.
A documentation centre is established at STRC Samvaad Heritage Conference Centre. It has a rich source of training materials, literature, tool kits, resource manuals and materials in the form of audio-visuals aids, case studies, documentaries, etc. related to HIV/AIDS. It also has rich collection related to other sectors like nutrition, health, livelihood, gender equality, empowerment of women and girls, education etc. The list of resource materials and Training Modules will be uploaded soon