BMST provides awareness, education, testing and referral services based on the principles of equity and rights in the areas of gender; sexual and reproductive health; sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS; substance abuse and other health related issues.
The BMST “Life is Precious” series of life-skills based, teacher and peer educator-led adolescence education programmes are conducted in schools and colleges. The programmes deal with substance abuse, sex and sexuality, reproductive system, child sexual abuse, STDs and HIV/AIDS, using a “‘Values and Life Skills” approach. BMST has developed inter-active teaching methods and computer modules as teaching aids to support the programme implementation.
Education & Training:
BMST provides education, training, capacity building, technical know-how, expertise and support in the areas of Blood Banking and Transfusion Services; QC/QA in blood banking; HLA; STD and HIV/AIDS; Control of Hospital Infections and Biohazard Waste Disposal; and other related topics.
BMST has been recognized as a center to offer training by a number of organizations including WHO, UNESCO, NACO, Drugs Control Department, Government of India, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka, Department of Education, Government of Karnataka and so on.
BMST is adjudged as the best training centre by National Aids Control Organization (NACO), Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta and Christian Medical Association India (CMAI).