Patient Networks

& Health Advocacy

India's burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is escalating. Exacerbating this problem [is] the fact many remain un-diagnosed due to

lack of awareness and insufficient health-care access.

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Many women living with HIV struggle with stigma and exclusion, aggravated by their lack of rights. This, in turn, can

reduce prospects for education and employment.

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Paneer Poo HIV Positive

Women's Network Trust

"Paneer HIV Positive Women Network Trust” is a registered trust, support network and advocacy platform. Founded by a team of HIV positive women in Tamil Nadu, it has a membership base of more than 250 women.

Our active networks & initiatives

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    Rainbow TB Forum

    Rainbow TB Forum is an independent trust that was created out of our CEPT project. The forum currently has more than 800 members who advocate for the rights of people affected by TB.

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    Transgender Community

    Our transgender project aims to help create a safe environment for the transgender community and to prevent them from contracting diseases such as HIV. 

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    Paneer Poo

    “Paneer HIV Positive Women Network Trust” is a registered public charitable trust founded by a team of HIV positive women in Tamil Nadu, with a membership base of more than 250 women.

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    Survive Sugar

    Survive Sugar is a network started by our Director for people living with diabetes. The network currently has more than 500 members.

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    EduClowns

    The EduClowns are a theatre group that uses entertainment to educate people in the community. In the past the EduClowns have used their skills to create awareness about TB, HIV/AIDS, recycling and many other topics.

Our previous success stories

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    Universal Health Coverage Day

    On December 12, 2019, Blossom, together with Rainbow TB Forum, observed Universal Health Coverage Day. This years theme was for our leaders to ''Keep the Promise''. 

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    Freedom Cups

    From November 13 to November 16 2019, Blossom collaborated with Freedom Cups to provide women in rural India with a menstruation cups.

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    World TB Day

    With health being one of the main pillars of our work, we have created multiple successful initiatives  on the World TB Day.

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    EduClowns

    All the different past campaigns and projects that were supported by the theatrical performances from a group of volunteers from the community called EduClowns.

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    Goats for Gains

    The Goats for Gains project is a sustainable capacity-building mechanism designed to break the chain of poverty in the most vulnerable parts of society often affected by HIV and/or TB.

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    CEPT

    Campaign for Education, Prevention and Treatment for people affected by TB.

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    World AIDS Day

    With health being one of the main pillars of our work, we have created multiple successful initiatives on the World Aids Day.

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    Axshya

     Project Axshya was a civil society initiative to strengthen TB care and control in India. Project Axshya supported India’s tuberculosis programme to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

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    World Diabetes Day

    Diabetes is a major health concern, especially in India. Every year on November 14, the world observes World Diabetes Day.

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    PPTCT

    This programme provided a comprehensive, family-centred range of support, clinical services and public health initiatives with the central goal of preventing the transmission of HIV/AIDS from parents to their baby.

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    Media Outreach

    Television is a powerful educational tool and Blossom was able to use this means of communication to conduct live telecast TV programmes to raise awareness about TB.

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    TNVHA

    Blossom is the District Resource Center (DRC) of Tamil Nadu Voluntary Health Association. It coordinates the DFC’s and facilitates the DCC committee of Virudhunagar District.

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    HIV/AIDS care and support project

    Specialist Blossom counselors conducted meetings with people living with HIV/AIDS for emotional and psychological support, as well as act to build support groups within the community.

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    TB Cured/Patients Association

    The creation of local TB associations in December 2009 established a district-level network of TB patients and TB cured persons with the aim of bringing people together to share their experiences about TB.

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    Red Ribbon Express train 

    Blossom took part in the Red Ribbon Express Program organized by TANSACS: a train, called the Red Ribbon Express that went around the entire nation to create awareness on HIV/TB.

CONTACT US:

 

Phone:      +91 4562 269236

Email:        blossomtrust@gmail.com

                  dayspringhome@gmail.com

Blossom Trust

77 Sekkilar Street
Virudhunagar 626001
Tamil Nadu, India

Blossom Trust Chennai Branch

A/22 Alagesan Nagar Chengalpattu 

Kanchipuram District

Tamil Nadu

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REGISTRATION DETAILS:

Registration Number: 85/93

FCRA Approved & Indian Tax Exempt
Date of Registration: 7 June, 1993
Place: Aruppukkottai
Act: Indian Trust Act 1882

RELATED SITES:

www.rainbowtbforum.org