Centre For Gender Issues in Science and Technology

HIV; LIVE SAFE! Campaign

HIV/AIDS Program Development Project II (HPDP II)

The Centre signed a contract with the Ondo State Agency for the Control of AIDS for the implementation of the HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (HPDPII). This is an Intervention Program to reduce new HIV infections among students of tertiary institutions in Ondo State.

  • Thematic area: Prevention of New HIV/AIDS Infections
  • Target population: Students of tertiary institutions in Ondo State
  • Scope: 15 institutions across 8 LGAs
  • Theme: Live Safe

Our mode of Operation- MPPI (Minimum Prevention Package Intervention)

The MPPI is carried out in three stages:

  • Structural: Activities are Advocacy Visit, Community Dialogue
  • Behavioral: Peer Education, Road shows, Inter-School Debates, Training of selected Peer Workers and resource persons in the various institutions.
  • Biomedical: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Condom Programming (Condom Promotion and Distribution), Teaching the correct and Consistent use of Condoms.
  • Our Goals

  • Promote risk reduction through increased awareness amongst students of tertiary institutions in Ondo State
  • Promote Abstinence, Being Faithful, and Condom Use
  • Institutionalize HIV/AIDS awareness in all tertiary institutions in Ondo State