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About Naz India

Who we Are:

The Naz Foundation (India) Trust (NI) is a New Delhi based NGO working on HIV/AIDS and Sexual Health since 1994. Through the years, Naz India has evolved and implemented a holistic approach to combat HIV, focusing on prevention as well as treatment. Our focus is on reaching out to marginalized populations infected and affected by HIV. We also aim to sensitize the community to the prevalence of HIV, as well as highlight issues related to Sexuality and Sexual Health.
  • We believe in providing quality care and support to people living with HIV.
  • We believe in providing unbiased factual information on sexual health and HIV to the public.
  • We believe in a rights-based approach.

Biography of Founder/Executive Director Anjali Gopalan

Anjali Gopalan is the Founder and Executive Director of The Naz Foundation (India) Trust, an NGO dedicated to the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic in India. Anjali began working on issues related to HIV/AIDS and marginalized communities in the United States. On returning to India in the early 90ís she was frustrated at the lack of government response, and even civil society response, to the burgeoning HIV epidemic. Her response was to begin Naz India and to focus on communities stigmatized by society. Since founding Naz India, Anjali has spoken in numerous international venues about the importance of advancing research to aid HIV prevention, and also on the importance of providing quality care to those living with the HIV infection.

Board Members listing

Board Members

  • Dr. Rajiv Whig, Physician
  • Prof. Indrani Gupta, Institute of Economic Growth
  • Ms. Akhila Sivadas, Executive Director, Centre for Advocacy and Research
  • Ms. Anandi Yuvaraj, Regional Coordinator, ICW Asia Pacific
  • Mr. Sumant Jayakrishnan, Scenographer, designer, installation artist, theatre person
  • Mr. Gopi Gopalakrishnan, President and Chief Executive World Health Partner
  • Mr. Navin Gupta, Sr. Manager, Global Strategy, HSBC

Registration Information

Naz India is a registered charitable trust. We are also registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act and can receive funds from both inside India and abroad.