We the Principal and faculty, cordially express our sincere gratitude to the President of the Indian Nursing Council for giving the opportunity to Yashraj College of Nursing to participate in GFATM workshop 2014. Mr.Ravinder and Ms.Paritoshikha on the behalf of the college attended 3 days workshop in R.A.K College of Nursing, New Delhi.
The Global Fund for Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), set up in 2002, is a unique global public and private partnership project dedicated to prevent HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
India is the only country to have been awarded this first ever project to train nurses in the care and treatment of people with HIV/ AIDS by the global fund. It is implemented by INC in co-ordination with the National AIDS Control Organization with the support of the management agency, Futures group International Private limited and CBCI.
The GFATM Project aims at the strengthening and capacity building of 55 nursing training institutes and training 90,000 nurses in India on HIV/AIDS and ART within a period of 5 years (2008-2013). Its objective is to enhance the nurses and institutional capacities of 55 nurse training institutes in India. This project was started in India in September 2008 and after initial set up training of in-service nurses started in April 2009.