"Pangurangi" Center on the Assessment of People Living with HIV in Toraja District
NORTH TORAJA (2 July 2021) - The Ministry of Social Affairs through the Pangurangi Takalar Center conducted an assessment of 45 people with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in North Toraja Regency.
The head of the Pangurangi Center, Pengalamen Surbakti said that an important assessment was carried out before determining and knowing the needs of people living with HIV in North Toraja Regency. Surbakti also said that this assessment involved Social Welfare Workers at the Center as well as peer mentors in North Toraja Regency and HIV program managers at the Puskesmas (Public Health Center).
The Social Counselor of the Center, Qadriansyah said that from the results of the assessment carried out by local officers, it was found that 6 out of 45 PLHIV in North Toraja Regency could receive residential-based ATENSI Program services in the Center, the remaining 39 ODHIV needed community-based ATENSI Program services.