HIV Treatment Services

What is the ART ?

HIV treatment is called antiretroviral therapy (ART). ART isn't a cure, but it can control the virus so that you can live a longer, healthier life and reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to others. ART involves taking lifelong a combination of HIV medicines (called an HIV regimen) every day, exactly as prescribed.

Objectives:

  • Program implementation in line with the National HIV Response
  • Needs-specific treatment care (ART provision)
  • Effective opportunistic infection(s) treatment
  • Psycho-social support & counseling services for PLHIV
  • Screening for co-infections
  • Coordination with NGO’s

Services:

  • Pre ART services
  • ART services
  • Diagnostic services
    • HIV confirmation
    • Baseline investigations
    • CD4 testing
    • Viral Load testing
  • Hospital admission
  • 24/7 Emergency services
  • Post-exposure prophylaxis after a potential exposure to HIV

Beneficiaries:

The main beneficiaries for HIV treatment Centres are all those infected and affected by HIV.

ART Centres in Pakistan:

There are 25 Treatment Centres located in different parts of the country.

All ART Centers

All ART Centers

ARV’s Available in Pakistan:

ARV’s are provided to all patients free of cost from these Treatment Centres.

Following ARV’s are available in all ART centres of Pakistan:

All ARVs

ART Centres Statistics:

Year wise trend showing number of patients registered with ART centre & on ARV’s

Key Stats