Who We Are

Our Vision
To ensue that vulnerable populations enjoy theit health and human rights and fulfill their potentials in a society free of stigma and discrimination
Our Mission
SIDC is a Lebanese Non profit civil society organization that meaningfully engages vulnerable populations, to promote their health and wellbeing pertaining to HIV, Harm reduction, SRHR, and mental health, to support them in enjoying their human and gender rights, and to work towards an inclusive society free of stigma and discrimination at the national and regional level


  • Founding member in the Regional Network Against AIDS (RANAA)
  • Founding member of the Lebanese AIDS Network Association LANA
  • Member of the Frontline AIDS Network
  • Member of the World Hepatitis Alliance
  • Member of the Human Rights Network
  • Member of the Lebanese Human and Development Forum
Scale up access & quality of care & treatment services for adolescents, youth, key population (LGBT, female and males sex workers), women, people living with HIV (PLHIV) and people who use drugs (PWUD), to comprehensive services
Provide psychological support, awareness and peer to peer education sessions, treatment for STI/HIV/AIDS/HBV/HCV, case management and substance use and mental health services
Outreach activities through mobile unit services for awareness raising on topics related to sexual and reproductive health and drug use, harm reduction material distribution and provision of counseling and testing services
Document human rights violations against PLHIV, drug users, women and key populations to advocate for their rights using the collected evidence
Decrease stigma and discrimination related to sexuality, STIs/HIV/AIDS/HBV and HCV substance use and risky behaviors adopted by key populations through partnering with religious leaders, law enforcement bodies, policy makers and media..
Our Beneficiaries (Lebanese and non Lebanese):
Adolescents and Youth / KPs: Sex workers, PWUDs, PLHIV, LGBT / Women / Domestic workers / Migrants and Asylum Seekers / Prisoners / Care Providers / General public