Health Programmes


1. Targeted Intervention Programme: ( 2010-13)

Objective : To provide health services and awareness to High Risk Group Community for prevention of HIV/AIDS.

Beneficiaries : High Risk Women ( FSWs ) in Dehradun City.

Targeted Intervention Programme for HRG Women Community was introduced in the year 2010-11 with support from Uttarakhand State AIDS Control Society ( USACS ). The project focuses on prevention of HIV/AIDS especially among the High Risk Group Women with prime components :


* Condom Promotion.

* STI Management.

* Referrals & Linkages.

* Community Mobilisation.

* Enabling Environment.

* Behavioral Change Communication.





2. PREVETION OF PARENT TO CHILD TRANSMISSION OF HIV/AIDS (PPTCT) PROGRAMME : (2011-13)


1. Project area 䩳trict Dehradun and Haridwar.

2. Target group ಥgnant women and children

3. Objective : To prevent and control transmission of HIV/ AIDS among the pregnant women and children.


Major Achievements in 2011-12:

1. Regular advocacy and community meetings with pregnant women in out reach of 8 selected hospitals in project area.

2. HIV testing of 1180 pregnant women.

3. Follow up and ART referral of 14 positive mothers.

4. DBS testing of 10 new born babies.

3. UDAAN PROJECT (2009-13)

Objective : To Promote Health, Hygiene, Nutrition, Life skills and Awareness of Adolescent Girls and Boys.

Beneficiaries : Rural Adolescent Girls and Boys (11-19 Yrs. Age) in Doiwala Block, Dehradun.


VARDAN in collaboration with Directorate of Medical Health and Family Welfare, Uttarakhand and USAID is implementing UDAAN Project for adolescents.. The project aims to achieve empowerment and awareness of rural Adolescent Girls & Boys in Health, Nutrition, Life Skills, Legal Rights, Vocational Skills etc.


Focused Issues :

Promote 200 Groups of Adolescent Boys and Girls.

* Enhance General Health, Hygiene, Nutrition Status.

* Promote Reproductive and Sexual Health Awareness.

* Empowerment on Life skills, Vocational skills and Livelihood Options.

* Establish Sectoral Collaboration and Linkages.

4. KISHORI UTTHAN PROJECT (2004-08)

Objective : To promote Health, Hygien, Nutrition, Life skills & Awareness of Adolescent Girls..

Beneficiaries : Rural Adolescent Girls and Boys (11-19 Yrs. Age)
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VARDAN in collaboration withrolex replica Rural Development Institute, HIHT,Dehradun implemented Kishori Utthan Project in Bhilangana Block of Tehri Garhwal.

The project aims to replica rolex achieve empowerment and awareness of rural Adolescent Girls & Boys in Health, Nutrition, Life Skills, Legal Rights, Vocational Skills etc. The project was winded up in May,2008 with due appreciation from the Funding Agencies.

Focused Issues :

Promote 200 Groups of Adolescent Boys and Girls.

* Enhance General Health, Hygiene, Nutrition Status.

* Promote Reproductive and Sexual Health Awareness.

* Empowerment on Life skills, Vocational skills and Livelihood Options.

* Establish Sectoral Collaboration and Linkages.

5. National Programme for Prevention & Control of Deafness (2007-08)

Objective : To prevent & control causes of Deafness among people.

Beneficiaries :People suffering from hearing/ deafness problems.

VARDAN received financial assistance from the Directorate of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Uttarakhand for conduct of 10 Screening Camps for the people suffering from hearing & deafness problems. The Camps were swiss replica watches organized in 10 different PHCs & APHCs of Dehradun District.

Focused Issues :

* Diagnosis of Hearing Related Problems.

* Referral Services for Critical Cases to HIHT & Doon Hospital.

* Provision of free Medicines to Patients.

* Provision of Free Hearing Aids to Patients through Institute of Physically Handicapped.



6. MOTHER NGO PROGRAMME (2003-09)

Objective : To provide Basic RCH Services & Population Control Measures.

Beneficiaries : Rural Population with Special Focus on Buxa Tribes & Muslim Community .

VARDAN in collaboration with Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust (HIHT) implemented the project under the Mother NGO Programme for the benefit of 11 villages in Vikas Nagar Block of Dehradun.

The project was sponsored by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India through the MNGO, HIHT, Dehradun.

Major Components of RCH Programme :

* Complete Immunization of children (0-5years).

* Ensuring adequate & timely Ante Natal & Post Natal Care Services.

* Meeting ADolescents Health Needs in the Area.

* Promoting Family Planning Measures & Prevention of RTI/ STDs.