FHI 360 (Family Health International)

FHI 360, formerly Family Health International was the partner with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) for implementing prevention and behavior change communication program in Mumbai and Thane districts of Maharashtra, India as well as capacity building as well as strengthening partner for the foundation’s STI programs across 6 states where the program was operational.

HLL Lifecare Limited (formerly Hindustan Latex Limited) (HLL) is an Indian healthcare products manufacturing company based in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

The STI Operations Research (OR) study supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation under the Avahan, India AIDS Initiative, was undertaken jointly by the National AIDS Research Institute (NARI) Pune and FHI 360.

Guidelines and Standards for Counseling High-risk Groups in Clinic Settings, defines the guidelines and minimum standards for counseling services provided in Avahan-supported clinics.

In partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), FHI developed the Clinic Operational Guidelines and Standards (COGS) to provide common approaches for STI prevention and management strategies, and operating guidelines and standards for Avahan-supported STI clinics.