Kerala Nutrition Supplement Scheme for HIV-affected Women and Children

Kerala Nutrition Supplement Scheme

Nutrition Supplement Scheme


Nutrition Supplement Scheme: This scheme started in December 2008 to control HIV and help those people who are living with the HIV. Under this scheme, the government provides supplements to the women & children’s who are suffering and living with the HIV. Nutrition Supplement to HIV-affected Women and Children scheme is launched by the Social Justice Department (Government of Kerala) with an aims to provide Supplement to the women & children’s who are living with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).

Features of  Nutrition Supplement Scheme

  • Launched by the Social Justice Department (Government of Kerala) with an aims to provide Supplement to the women & children’s who are living with HIV
  • Provides good nutrients to the patient are the vital component in HIV to control its rapid progress.
  • 2,800 women and children who are registered in Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) clinics and Link ART clinics run by the Kerala State AIDS Control Society (KSACS) are being provided nutritional supplements

Benefits of Nutrition Supplement to HIV-affected Women & Children:

  • Provides nutritious supplements to the women & children’s who are suffering and living with the HIV
  • Economically backward families can get benefits of this scheme
  • It helps to control HIV

Eligibility for Nutrition Supplement to HIV-affected Women & Children:

  • Applicant should be resident of Kerala state
  • Women & children’s who are living with HIV are eligible for that scheme

How to apply for Nutrition Supplement to HIV-affected Women & Children?

  • Contact social welfare office in Kerala for the assistance
  • Contact protection officer, Social Justice Department
  • Contact women and child department

Contact Details:

  • Chief Probation Superintendent, Directorate of Social Justice, VikasBhavan, Vth Floor, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Ph: 0471 – 2300672

References & Details:

For more details about Nutrition Supplement to HIV-affected Women & Children visit: http://swd.kerala.gov.in/index.php/women-a-child-development/schemes–programmes-/women-state-/208?task=view

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