A Brief Report of Mobile ICTC camp for screening of HIV status at Damcharra

A Mobile ICTC camp for screening of HIV was organized jointly with Link worker Scheme (LWS), North Tripura, District AIDS Prevention Control Unit (DAPCU), North Tripura and with full cooperation of Panchayat and Damcharra PHC, which was held on 10th January, 2017 at in front of Damcharra PHC. The campstarted at 10.30 am and ended at 4.30 pm. In this camp,Staffs from TSACS, Damcharra PHC, Panisagar CHC,Local Leaders, ASHA Workers were present and supported by TSACS.

Total of 216 nos. of blood samples were screenedfor HIV status of the clients after counselling. Out of the total clients, 3 nos. of clients were from ANC cases, 1 no. From IDU and rest were from general population. Among them 2 nos. of clients were found as HIV Reactive. Out of 2 HIV reactive clients, 1 was from IDU (male) and another was from general client (male). For this purpose, the blood sampleswere sent to Panisagar CHC for confirmatory report.