HIV, STI information session to Constance Halaveli Resort Employees, 2011

NARRATIVE REPORT

 The information session was organized by Society for Health Education with the support of the Constance Halaveli Resort Human Resource Management team. The total number of employees reached was 85, However the number reached HIV .The camp spanned for over 8 hours and the information included fundamental information on sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SESSION:

A total of 4 sessions were conducted the first two sessions focused on HIV and STI while the rest of the sessions were focused on Drugs.

Information Sessions:

The staff was provided with basic information on HIV/AIDS and STIs which mainly highlighted on the following:

  • What is HIV/AIDS?
  • Window Period
  • Modes of transmission
  • How to use a condom
  • Preventive measures
  • Myths & Misconceptions regarding HIV/AIDS
  • Different types of STIs.
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Voluntary Counseling and Testing

Questions were asked on different points, to which as many information was provided. Each individual was provided with information materials (leaflets) for further reference and dissemination among their peers.

EVALUATION:

Majority of the individuals lack fundamental information about HIV/AIDS and STIs. Some also had the belief that HIV can be spread from only having a female partner, but not via men to men.

CONSTRAINTS

Some of the participants in the sessions were not able to understand English or Dhivehi, which is why there was a difficulty in conveying the proper messages. However, distribution of multilingual leaflets narrowed the gap.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • The team was able to reach 45 staff.
  • An estimate of 500 IEC varying in different languages were disseminated
  • 432 condoms were distributed among the resort workers

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

No

Detail

Allocated Budget in APB 2011 (MRF)

Estimated Budget (MRF)

Actual (MRF)

Variance (MRF)

Reasons for Variance

SHE

IPPF

GF

1

Taxi Expenses

100.00

 00.00  00.00

45.00

55.00

2

Ferry Ticket

50.00

 00.00  00.00

30.00

20.00

3 facilitators X Mrf 10

3

Return Ferry tickets

50.00

 00.00  00.00

30.00

20.00

3 facilitators X Mrf 10

Total

155,550.00 (For the whole Y4)

200.00

 00.00  00.00

105.00

95.00

 

 

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