Prioritized HIV Prevention Services for Key Populations in Bangladesh

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Title: Prioritized HIV Prevention Services for Key Populations (MSM, MSW and Hijra) in Bangladesh, GFATM-FR Project

Donor: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), GFATM, ASP and ICDDR,B

Thematic Area: HIV/AIDS Prevention

Project Duration: October 2019 to September 2022

Working Areas: Khulna, Bagerhat & Mongla


KMSS is one of the best organization among the other few organizations in Bangladesh who has experienced of working with all sort of high-risk populations of Bangladesh who are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS. KMSS is doing the same since 2000.

Program Summery

KMSS having the expertise to implement HIV/AIDS Prevention Program with different high-risk groups since 2000 and implementing one National Program aiming at MSM, MSW & Hijra populations who are most at risk for spreading HIV in Bangladesh. Another National program aiming PWID population under Care Bangladesh Consortium has been successively phased out at November 2017.

The national project being implemented by KMSS named “Continuation of the Prioritized HIV Prevention Services for Key Population (MSM, MSW & Transgender) in Bangladesh” funded by Global Fund and managed by NASP, & ICDDR’B under Light House Consortium. KMSS was implementing these Projects through operating 1 Drop-in-Centers (DIC), 1 Sub-DIC and 1 Outlet located at Khulna City Corporation & Mongla Municipality. Through operating this DIC/Sub-DIC/Outlet, KMSS has been serving for 957 MSM, 567 MSW & 223 Hijra Populations.

The Projects that KMSS is implementing with different high-risk groups are as follow:

• Prioritized HIV Prevention Services for Key Population (MSM, MSW & Transgender) in Bangladesh
• Strengthen Regional Cooperation to Prevent HIV/AIDS


At January 2015 with CSR support from Renata Limited, KMSS started HIV/AIDS Prevention Project for 300 listed IDUs at Khulna City Corporation through operating a Drop-In-Center.

Since February 2016 KMSS started implementing a Project namely as “Continuation of the prioritized HIV Prevention Service among Key Population in Bangladesh” funded by Global Fund and managed by NASP & Save the Children. KMSS under Care Bangladesh Consortium implementing this project through 2 Drop-in-Centers (DIC) and3 Sub-DIC located at Khulna, Benapole, Chuadanga, Satkhira & Barisal districts & upazilla respectively. Through these DIC’s&Sub-DIC KMSS is serving nearly 2300PWID’s.

Since February 2019 a Multi Country Young Professional Exchange Project has been approved by Norec (Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) in terms of exchanging expertise in the arena of HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health of high-risk population of Bangladesh, India and Cambodia which is usually know as Exchange Project. MAMTA of India and CWPD of Cambodia are the partners of this Project whist KMSS is leading the Project as Coordinating Partner.

Target Population

  • Slum Population & Hardcore Poor in Urban Area
  • Injecting Drug Users
  • Sex Workers
  • Transgender
  • Transport Workers
  • Rickshaw Puller


Our Strengths

Since the beginning of its voyage KMSS has a great endeavor to work with the poor and marginalized population to make them financially solvent and to prevent HIV and AIDS. As a result of this we have stated Income Generation Activities and a Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in Khulna City Corporation in December 1999 by our own fund.

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