How did the government of India tailor its HIV/AIDS program to the needs of one particularly high-risk group—female sex workers—and effectively deliver services? In two states hard hit by the epidemic, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, the government’s AIDS program included specific targeted interventions: outreach, condom promotion and distribution, clinical services, and community mobilization and social support.
Jacqueline is the Senior Social Marketing Specialist within the Water Global Programs of the World Bank, providing technical advice in behavior change on sanitation, hygiene and clean cooking, among others.
Bathula Amith Nagaraj is Operations Officer with Health Nutrition and Population Global Practice of The World Bank. Amith has Post graduation degree in Social Work (with Management specialization) from India.