Reference libraries, located in Kolkata and Bhubaneswar, serve as informational resources on HIV/AIDS, gender, sexuality, sexual health, reproductive health, human rights, social services, and other relevant areas. The reference library offers a mobile service through the Coalition Based Advocacy Project, with the aim of reaching agencies and individuals with limited access to information. From April 2010 to March 2011, 40 mobile library services were conducted and nearly 1,626 individuals utilized these library services.
SAATHII’s Electronic Forum (E-Forum), which first started in 2000, serves as a common channel for communication, networking and advocacy around HIV/AIDS in India. The e-forum disseminates updates on HIV/AIDS behavioral, basic sciences, and clinical research that are relevant to resource-limited settings as well as India-specific news, job opportunities, trainings, and funding announcements. The SAATHII listserv has over 3,000 members from various sectors, including NGOs, government agencies, PLHIV networks, academia, health professionals, and activists from around the world.
AIDS InfoNet is a project of the New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center in the Infectious Diseases Division of the University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine. AIDS InfoNet is an on-line HIV/AIDS information website that facilitates the availability of HIV/AIDS information in non-technical and local languages, to those without direct access to treatment education or those who wish to maintain their privacy and confidentiality.
India HIV/AIDS Alliance is the Principal Recipient (PR) of a five year program funded through The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Round 9. The program, Project Pehchān, in Hindi means “identity,” “recognition,” or “acknowledgement.” Project Pehchān was launched in October 2010 with an aim to halt and reverse the HIV epidemic amongst MSM, TG and Hijra (MTH) communities in India.
Coalition Based Advocacy Project- Building the Capacity of People Living with HIV and Sexual Minorities in Odisha and West Bengal to Advance their Health and Rights
This project aims to improve health equity for sexual minorities and People Living with HIV (PLHIV), particularly with regards to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV/AIDS, and in line with the provisions made in National AIDS Control Program-III (NACP-III), National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), and the Reproductive and Child Health Program – Phase II. The project achieves this through the empowerment of sexual minorities and PLHIV in Odisha and West Bengal to know, promote, and exact their rights to life and health as written in the Indian Constitution.