Aksion Plus
Tirana, Tirana

tel: + 355 69 2066359    fax: + 355 4 2375368
Areas / Sector of Interests
  • Youth
  • Education
  • Health
Executive Director
Genc Mucullari
Mission Statement
To be institutionalized as a potential and an outstanding alternative that promotes AIDS/STI/drug prevention and treatment; deal with sexual education and other related initiatives; to raise the public awareness regarding AIDS prevention and other preventive means; to support and assist people living with HIV/AIDS, drug users and other vulnerable groups to be integrated into the society.
Short Description

Prevention-education-communication-peer education from social workers and psychologists to youngsters in high school concerning HIV/AIDS/drugs/reproductive health. Also raising the awareness of general public for these problems (Social Youth Center and other branches of Aksion Plus in other towns of Albania). Peer education is one of the most important tools we use to build life skills/capacities, and to modify the risky sexual behaviors.
Service and treatment for vulnerable groups – implementing a holistic program in order to reduce harms that are related to drug use, prevention of HIV/AIDS/STIs among the injecting drug users and other consequences, both individual and social (training, peer education, individual and group counseling, outreach in the drug scene, research, condom distribution, advocacy, protection of human rights, referral to other services etc).
Capacity building and advocacy. Aksion Plus trainers are capable to deliver training sessions to various targeted groups: students in high schools, Social Work and Psychology students, teachers, journalists, police officers, parents, health practitioners, volunteers and other care givers. Advocacy is also one of the main components of our work. Advocacy is implemented in two levels: 1- Governmental and policy makers 2- Foreign agencies, UN agencies and other national/international networks. Aksion Plus is a member of regional and international networks: CEEHRN, SWAN, IHRD, SEEA-Adriatic Network on Harm Reduction and Addiction, CRANSTOUN.
Publication, research Aksion Plus is a specialized organization in producing Training Modules, Guidelines, posters, brochures, leaflets, newsletters and other informing materials. We are capable to conduct our own researches and studies with targeted groups: youth in high schools, drug users and sex workers (certified by UN agencies). Very often we cooperate with other specialized structures to conduct research and evaluation interventions (UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, Institute of Public Health).

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