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GFATM Snehadaan, Bangalore

Snehadaan was formally started on 14th July 1997, and is primarily involved in care for PLHA, palliative care of AIDS patients, and support and training of the family members to care for their loved ones who are sick. Snehadaan currently has the capacity to provide in-patient care for 52 people. The outstanding infrastructure and service delivery of multidisciplinary team has been duly acknowledged by the, NACO, KSAPS, CHAI and Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT). It also provides training for Doctors, Nurses, Health Care Workers, Social Workers and Medical Students on medical management and cases of HIV&AIDS. Presently Snehadaan has been in partnership with KHPT for implementing the Care and Support Component of USAID Samastha Project. Under this programme Snehadaan coordinates 09 Community Care Centers and 03 Sub centres across Karnataka to enhance the services for PLHAs.  The best service delivery practices that Snehadaan has developed have been replicated in many care and support centers across the country.

Core Values
  • Compassion      
  • Care                     
  • Commitment             
  • Competence

To provide quality health care to the sick, that is comprehensive and holistic, with a preferential option for the people infected and affected with HIV/AIDS


To be a positive force in addressing the comprehensive needs of the HIV/AIDS persons, ensuring their dignity and overall quality of life, by motivating, caring, supporting and rehabilitating them, with a priority for the palliative care of those who are in the end stage of the disease.



  • Ensuring Quality of living on a long-term basis through holistic, sustained and preventive care.
  • To provide compassionate care to those who are in the end stage of their disease.
  • To help PLHA maintain their personal dignity and worth even when they are physically very sick.
  • To extend psychosocial and spiritual services to PLHA.
  • To prevent the occurrence and spread of HIV/AIDS through counselling and informational support.
  • To facilitate rehabilitative services to PLHA.
  • To train health care professionals in the management of HIV/AIDS.
  • To network with other organizations working in the fields of HIV/AIDS.
  • Comprehensive community based continuum of care for PLHA.
  • Spacious environment
  • 50 bedded facility
  • Lab facility with basic facilities for the diagnosis of HIV  & related OIs, ECG facility, etc.
  • Physiotherapy unit
  • Ambulatory services , Ambulance, Mortuary
  • Nurses station, Pharmacy &Special care units
  • Counseling department &Community care unit
  • Chapel/ prayer hall, Parlor/ visitors room
  • Training room
  • Canteen/refectory,  Incinerator
  • Spacious dining area and recreation hall


  • Medical & Nursing care
  • Diagnostic services
  • Physiotherapy &Personal Care
  • Nutritional Care, Palliative Care
  • Spiritual support &Counseling services
  • ART referrals, Continuum of care
  • Outpatient Care, Family Care
  • Rehabilitative Care &Job Placement
  • Outreach Programmes
  • Care & Education for Positive affected children.
  • Enabling Environment Workshops- PLHA
  • Training for Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics
  • Networking with other NGOs & Care Centers.

Snehadaan’s Role in Capacity building & Mentoring

  • Clinical management of HIV/AIDS for doctors.
  • Care and management of HIV/AIDS for nurses.
  • Handholding training for community care centre staff
  • Training for counsellors and social workers.
  • Training for peer-workers and family members.
  • Home-based and community-based care training

The Project Coordinator
Camillian Community Care Centre for PLHA
Sarjapura Road, Ambedkar Nagar
Carmelaram Post                                        
Bangalore – 560035
Karnataka, India.

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