Apollo Tyres Foundation
To inform, educate and bring behaviour change in the identified target population (Customers, Employees, Supply Chain Partner and Community) with respect to HIV-AIDS & Sexually Transmitted Infection.
Work and Achievements
Apollo Tyres Foundation is running HIV-AIDS awareness and prevention programme since 2001 for truck drivers and transport community; currently has clinics at 31 locations across the country at major halting points (Transport Hubs). These clinics provide free medical treatment for sexually transmitted infection and general health problem, counseling, behaviour change communication, condom promotion, awareness session on tuberculosis & sputum collection, screening for vision, diabetes & HIV, medicines etc.
In the reporting period, from trucker targeted intervention programmes over 491382 people have been out reached through one to one, one to group awareness sessions, mid-media activities and peer educators network. More than 160574 people were treated out of which 2636 truckers were treated for sexually transmitted infection (STI), over 94401 people counseled. 44741 HIV, 966 T.B and 58218 Vision screening were undertaken out of which 169 HIV positive, 40 TB and 29856 vision reflection error cases detected.
Together we shall stand in support of those living with HIV and promise to do our bit towards fighting against HIV-AIDS.
Fund Utilisation Statement
To be used for the Targeted Intervention Programme (Truckers) under Apollo Tyres Foundation’s HIV-AIDS awareness and prevention programme.