TANSACS

The State AIDS Project Cell was formed in January 1993 and was initially functioning under the Control of the Director of Medical Education, Chennai. The State AIDS Project Cell was re-constituted as the TAMIL NADU STATE AIDS CONTROL SOCIETY (TNSACS) registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, with effect from 11.5.1994, with the Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, as the President of this Society and a senior I.A.S. Officer as the Member Secretary cum Project Director, to tackle the problem of AIDS in a more effective manner. After its registration in May 1994, the State AIDS Control Society started its activities more vigorously in full swing with the guidance and support of its Executive Committee, Technical Advisory Committee and Ethical Scientific Committee constituted by the Government. The main components, strategies and intervention under the AIDS Control Programme are as follows:

  1. Blood Safety and Training
  2. Targeted Intervention
  3. Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  4. Information, Education and Communication
  5. Care and Support for AIDS patients
  6. Training
  7. Sentinel Surveillance
  8. Programme Management
  9. Advocacy and Social Mobilisation.

To integrate all the counseling & testing services of Voluntary Confidential Counseling Centre (VCCTC), Blood Safety (BS), Ante-Natal Care (ANC), Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS (PPTCT), Anti - Retroviral Therapy (ART), Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and HIV TB, under one roof.

To link ICTC with field level activities of NGOs, PLHAs networks, Care centers, Private Hospitals, etc.,

To establish guidance and information center to involve community in the Health care services.

To integrate and to mainstream services of ICTC with hospital services, changing from project mode to system mode.

Integrated Counselling and Testing Centers.Krishnagiri.
  1. ICTC, Govt.Head Quarters Hospital, Krishnagiri.
  2. ICTC, Govt. Hospital, Hosur.
  3. ICTC Govt. Hospital, Uthangarai.
  4. ICTC, Govt. Hospital, Mathur
  5. ICTC, Govt. Hospital, Denkanikottai.
  6. ICTC, Govt. Primary Health Centre, Singarapettai.
  7. ICTC, Govt. Primary Health Centre, Samalpatti.
  8. ICTC, Govt.Primary Health Centre, Bargur
  9. ICTC, Govt.Primary Health Centre, M.C.Palli
  10. ICTC, Govt. Primary Health Centre, Vepanapalli.
  11. ICTC. Govt. Primary Health Centre, Kaveripatinam
  12. ICTC. Govt. Primary Health Centre, Barur.
  13. ICTC. Govt. Primary Health Centre, Royakotta
  14. ICTC. Govt. Primary Health Centre, Soolagiri
  15. ICTC. Govt. Primary Health Centre, Bagalur
  16. ICTC. Govt. Primary Health Centre, Thally
  17. ICTC. Govt. Primary Health Centre, Kelamangalam.
  18. Mobile ICTC, Krishangiri
STD Clinics
  • Govt. Head Quarters Hospital, Krishnagiri.
  • Govt. Hospital, Uthangarai.
  • Govt. Hospital, Hosur.
Anti Retroviral Therapy Centre
  • Govt. Head Quarters Hospital, Krishnagiri.
Care and Support Linkages
  • Medical
  • Social
  • Psychological
  • Nutritional
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