Lessons learned from case management and support group of MSM living with HIV in two sites in DKI Jakarta, Indonesia

Issues: Implementing the HIV case management and support group program have been started in 2 sites with  hospital and community based care for MSM in DKI Jakarta. Case management and support group program have been developed from networking, referral system, quality of life and positive prevention in 2 sites and to complete the program for prevention and continue program. The case management and positive prevention program in important needs in DKI Jakarta which starting the program develop MSM support group and capacity building leader for MSM support group.

Description:
2 sites of HIV case management service and MSM support group in hospital and community based care have developed individual service with model “one umbrella” in VCT & STI service for MSM and CST become one package in TB-HIV program. They continue outreach MSM developing the minimum standard of VCT, case management and support group services is detailed through operational procedure in specific services. Quality control of case management and support group program has been done through monitoring visit and routine report of performance indicator case management and support group form.

Lessons learned: MSM who come or referred to come to VCT service will continuously have service needed from case management services, support group, stinging IO, adherence, and referral to ARV hospital. VCT and CST management to be effective under one umbrella services as early as possible PLWA (MSM) get the psychology services, health service and social services.

Recommendations: Implementing case management and support group of MSM in 2 sites in DKI Jakarta in Indonesia should be under one umbrella or have a clear referral system. The case management and support group program must be clear in the adaptation model and approach with the MSM community so it is easier to access the target group to services. Case management and support group are efficient strategic to support the quality of life, behavior change, networking, referral system, and positive prevention. Staff program need the opportunity to improve the capacity building through the related training. PLWA (MSM) will get easy access of services needed including able to involve as program implementer.

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