YV was established in 1985 as a non-profitable, non-government, and non-political organization to serve people who use drugs and people affected by HIV and AIDS. In Nepal, Youth Vision (YV) is viewed as a pioneering organization dedicated to minimize the drug use and drug induced HIV. YV is devoted to protect and promote the rights of PUDs and ensure essential drug demand reduction and accessibility and availability of harm reduction services to its marginalized beneficiaries. YV has been offering comprehensive services such as OST based on buprenorphine pharmacotherapy, prevention services, needle exchange, with primary health care, inpatient drug treatment and rehabilitation services, HIV care and support and income generating programs and referral to existing relevant services. YV has been providing these services in seven districts viz., Kathamandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Parsa, Makwanpur, Rupandehi and Jhapa.
Here is a link to the Youth Vision’s website: