Country of Operation
- DKT InternationalNot-for-profit
SummaryDKT Vietnam has two main components: A social marketing campaign that focuses on making subsidized condoms, oral contraceptives pills, and other modern contraceptive methods, and targeted interventions for populations with HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.
The goal of the program is to continue to increase affordability and accessibility of contraceptions to at-risk populations along with the general population. This is accomplished through the use of social marketing campaigns and distribution through nationwide distribution network, and targeted interventions for at-risk populations.
Key program components
A social marketing campaign that focuses on making subsidized condoms, oral contraceptives pills, and other modern contraceptive methods available to the general population through its nation-wide distribution network, and targeted interventions that focus on at-risk populations that are vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.
DKT-Vietnam also has created a unique public-private distribution network by partnering with HIV/AIDS authorities in the provinces.
Currently, DKT implements the needles social marketing project funded by AusAID through its HIV/AIDS Asia Regional Program (HAARP) to provide needles and syringes to injecting drug users and condoms to sex workers along the Vietnam-Cambodia border. In 2012, DKT Vietnam sold over 19 million condoms, 4.4 million oral contraceptives, about 58,000 mifepristone and misoprostol pills, and 1.1 million syringes. In addition, DKT sold over 78,000 emergency contraception pills. This translates to 815,396 CYPs