HASAB (HIV/AIDS and STD Alliance Bangladesh) is one of the national, leading Non Government Organizations (NGOs) in Bangladesh devoted in the field on HIV/AIDS/STI for the past twelve years. It emerged as a specialized agency in HIV/AIDS & STI field with experience of grant management and capacity building (technical, managerial and administrative) of smaller NGOs, CBOs and Faith based organizations who are involved in prevention & control and care & support of HIV/AIDS.
HASAB was incepted in the year 1994 as one of the linking organizations of International HIV/AIDS Alliance, UK to support the community responses to HIV/AIDS. Over the years it has capacitated itself to work independently and has received a national status as an Independent organization through affiliation with the NGO Affairs Bureau of Bangladesh Government on 1st November 1998.
HASAB has also played a central role in advocating for expanding and mainstreaming life-skills education for young people and youth-friendly health services across Bangladesh. Throughout its work, HASAB promotes the rights and participation of people living with or affected by HIV, as well as those who are socially excluded. HASAB have also been working to widen their scope to include broader areas of health, poverty, human rights, environment, ICT, social business and other areas of social development. HASAB is well known as a provider of capacity building support to CBOs and NGOs.