Community based Programming of HIV prevention & Testing is an approach to provide comprehensive HIV testing and awareness services through community Based Organizations which are run and led by members of Key populations like MSM, TG or FSW.
In order to achieve maximum number of coverage of HIV Testing & Prevention, HIV Testing and counseling is started to be delivered in community settings, and by community members.
To mobilize and get the key population engaged in service delivery it is important to demonstrate principles of Community System Strengthening (CSS) which demands development of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) CBO Model is a Community led intervention which is formed to serve their own community through self-identifying community workers which belongs to the specific group they will be serving for example MSMs, TGs/Hijra`s or FSWs. The basis of CBO model is respect for the sub-culture of marginalized communities and demonstration of commitment to the basic principles of community engagement.
|Name of CBO||City/Area||Targeted Communities|
|Dareecha Male Health Society||Rawalpindi/Commercial Market||TGs/Hijra Community|
|Khawaja Sira Society||Lahore/Kot lakhpat||TGs/Hijra Community|
|Dostana Male Health Society||Lahore/Choubarji||MSM/MSW Community|
|Parwaaz Male Health Society||Karachi/PECHS Society||MSM/MSW Community|
|Humraz Male Health Society||Karachi/Malir||MSM/MSW Community|
|Pireh Male Health Society||Larkana/Ghalib Nagar||TGs/Hijra Community|