Bali Peduli -- Indonesia
Summary and objectives
To eliminate barriers to care to prevent the spread of HIV on Bali, and reduce stigma around HIV.
To provide friendly, confidential, and early HIV/STI tests and treatment to save lives; To provide outreach/education to reduce stigma around HIV; To promote positive & responsible sexual behaviour; To provide counselling and support to People Living with HIV (PLWH).
Bali Peduli was formed in 2011 by a group of concerned Bali residents under the guidance of Dr. Steve Wignall MD. Dr. Wignall is an HIV physician and clinical researcher; National Policy Advisor for M2M HIV policy to the Indonesian National AIDS Commission and Senior Medical Advisor to the Clinton Foundation’s efforts to increase access to treatment for HIV+ people in Papua Province. Yayasan Bali Peduli received its final legal status as a charity from the government of Indonesia in 2013.