Staff Reporter

  • Clinton Foundation is funding paediatric ART programme
  • Representatives of 31 NGOs are taking part in the workshop

    BANGALORE: Representatives of non-governmental organisations working in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention are participating in a two-day workshop to discuss the modalities to implement Paediatric Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) programme in Karnataka, being funded by the Clinton Foundation.

    The Clinton Foundation is funding the national paediatric ART programme with a specific focus on children of sex workers, who are afflicted by HIV/ AIDS.

    It is learnt that the foundation has earmarked $ 106 per child a year.

    Senior officials of Karnataka State AIDS Prevention Society (KSAPS) and CRS are taking part in the discussion.