Like other Asian countries, Pakistan is following a comparable HIV epidemic trend having moved from ‘low prevalence, high risk’ to ‘concentrated’ epidemic in the early to mid-2000s. Pakistan’s epidemic is primarily concentrated among two of the key population groups driving the epidemic in the country. These are People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) with a national prevalence of 27.2% (weighted prevalence of 37.8%); followed by Hijra (Transgender) Sex Worker (HSW) standing at 5.2% and then 1.6% among Male Sex Worker (MSW). Fortunately the prevalence in Female Sex Workers still remains low at 0.6%. The geographic trend of key populations is from major urban cities and provincial capitals, expanding over time to smaller cities and peripheries..... Read More
NACP has registered 20,660 HIV cases, and among them 11,080 are on ART in 25 ART centers till 30th September, 2017.
Fruitfull steps have been carried out to stop the spread of disease by the Programme.-Mamnoon Hussain/ President of Pakistan
The Government of Pakistan thanks all the people involved in the fight against this disease on professional as well as voluntary basis. I encourage all Pakistanis to play their proactive role in preventing this disease.Prime Minister of Pakistan
I am proud to be part of this campaign.-Saira Afzal/ Minister of State for NHSR&C
The Ministry of National Health Service Regulation & Coordination and the National AIDS Control Program (NACP) through a comprehensive process with a wide range of stakeholders and development partners have developed an HIV&AIDS National Strategic Framework as Pakistan’s broad vision and strategic objectives to address and mitigate the impact of HIV&AIDS.-Mr. Naveed Kamran Baloch/Secretary, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
I am very delighted to see the progress of National AIDS Control Programme which has in a very short span started to bear fruit. The National AIDS Control Programme has today developed into a very impressive public health programme and is being successfully implemented not only at the federal level but also in all the provinces.-Dr. Assad Hafeez/Director General, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination
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