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0.165 Million
Estimated people with HIV
24,331 Registered
People Living with HIV who know thre status
17,149 Treatment
People currently receiving ARV Therapy
5,228
PWID
People who inject drugs & are on ARV Therapy

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


25th April, 2019 - 8th June, 2019

Till date general screening for HIV has been done 25,856 individuals from general population in Ratodero. Till now 742 have suspected HIV positive during this screening. There are 607 children and 135 adults. All suspected HIV cases were referred to HIV Treatment center for confirmation. Till date 443 Children have been confirmed positive and linked to HIV Treatment center. Similarly, 94 adults have been declared HIV positive and linked HIV treatment center.

26,404 Screened
Cases
766 Suspected
Cases with details as:
Children: 628
Adult: 138
577
Positive
Cases with details as:
Children: 474
Adult: 103

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 3000 HIV Rapid diagnostic kits
  • Coordination with all stakeholders like UN Partners and Global Fund
  • Coordination with Agha Kahn 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

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-GFATM rating

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 24,331 HIV cases, and among them 17,149 are on ART in 35 ART centers till March 2019.

On ART

70.5%

On Pre-ART

29.5%

Testimonials

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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