Yayasan Bali Peduli – Mission
To eliminate barriers to care and to provide free and early HIV testing and treatment to save lives and prevent the spread of HIV in Bali.
YAYASAN 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. BALI PEDULI programs include CLINICAL SERVICES, HIV OUTREACH/SUPPORT, POSITIVE LIVING, HIV EDUCATION.
Yayasan Bali Peduli clinic at Bali Medika, Kuta, provides HIV services to the MSM community in the Kuta, Seminyak and Denpasar areas. Klinik Anggrek at Puskesmas II Ubud Sayan provides HIV/STI testing and treatment for the Gianyar regency and has a special focus on pregnant women, women and children, female sex workers, MSM (men who have sex with men), and IV drug users.
Outreach workers serve as buddies to provide support to people living with HIV (PLWH) who need assistance adjusting to medications or needing linkages to support services. The Positive Living program provides support to HIV+ women with children, HIV+ children who have been orphaned by parents deceased due to HIV.