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0.165 Million
Estimated people with HIV
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People Living with HIV who know there status
20,994 Treatment
People currently receiving ARV Therapy
People who inject drugs & are on ARV Therapy

Ratodero, Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan HIV/AIDS Outbreak Update

25th April, 2019 - 30th November, 2019

Till date general screening for HIV has been done 37,558 individuals from general population in Ratodero. Till now 1,195 have suspected HIV positive during this screening. There are 951 children and 244 adults. All suspected HIV cases were referred to HIV Treatment center for confirmation. Till date 754 Children have been confirmed positive and linked to HIV Treatment center. Similarly, 141 adults have been declared HIV positive and linked HIV treatment center.

37,558 Screened
1,195 Suspected
Cases with details as:
Children: 951
Adult: 244
Cases with details as:
Children: 754
Adult: 141

National AIDS Control Programme Response on Ratodero, Larkana, Sindh, Pakistan HIV/AIDS Outbreak

  • NACP has established new Paeds HIV Treatment centre in Larkana as mostly children were affected
  • Provisions of ARV medicines and diagnostic for adults and Children
  • NACP supported HIV screening by sending 56200 HIV Rapid diagnostic kits
  • Coordination with all stakeholders like UN Partners and Global Fund
  • Coordination with Agha Khan University for epidemiological investigation
  • Requested WHO for Global Rapid Response team to support epidemiological investigation
  • Ordering of more ARVs medicines by Rapid procurement mechanism
  • Close coordination with Provincial AIDS Control Program on daily basis
  • Dispatch of two additional CD PIMA machines to Larkana for CD4 testing

Our Vision

We envision a Pakistan where every person living with HIV has access to quality care and is treated with dignity. Effective prevention, care and support for HIV/AIDS is possible in an environment where human rights are respected and where those infected or affected by HIV/AIDS live a life without stigma and discrimination.

Success Stories

Approval of HIV GFATM-NFR grant for NACP [2018-2020]

Award of US $17.4 million by Global Fund.

Prevention Programms in Sexual Networks

CBOs Model is introduced to provide prevention services in sexula networks.

5th National Surveillance Round [IBBS - 2016]

NACP has successfully completed the 5th Round of IBBS[2016] in the country.

Approval of National and Provincial PC-1s

The National and Provincial PC-1s for HIV amounting up to Rs. 4.8 Billion has been approved.


NACP continues to maintain a good GFATM rating

NACP presence on Social Media

NACP has launched its facebook page(Click Here).

Stories of Change

ARVs adherence is necessary for PLHIV to spend normal and healthy life
Better livelihood needs financial assistance and economic empowerment
Coordination brings happiness among two parties

Our Service

Current Statistics

NACP has registered 36,902 HIV cases, and among them 20,994 are on ART in 44 ART centers till September 2019.



On Pre-ART



Arif Alvi/ President, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Fruitfull steps have been carried out to stop the spread of disease by the Programme.

Imran Khan/ Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Healthcare remains top most priority agenda in the social sector. The goals of development cannot be realized without taking steps towards building a healthy nation.

Dr. Zafar Mirza/ State Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination

The establishment of a health city in the federal capital is the topmost priority. Equal healthcare facilities will be provided to all the citizens.

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