Overview

In Pakistan in 2018:

  • 160 000 people were living with HIV.
  • HIV incidence per 1000 uninfected—the number of new HIV infections among the uninfected population over one year—among all people of all ages was 0.11.
  • HIV prevalence—the percentage of people living with HIV—among adults (15–49 years) was 0.1%.
  • 22 000 people were newly infected with HIV.
  • 6400 people died from an AIDS-related illness.

811彩票开户There has been a 369% increase in the number of AIDS-related deaths since 2010, from 1400 deaths to 6400 deaths. The number of new HIV infections has also risen, from 14 000 to 22 000 in the same period.

811彩票开户The 90–90–90 targets envision that, by 2020, 90% of people living with HIV will know their HIV status, 90% of people who know their HIV-positive status will be accessing treatment and 90% of people on treatment will have suppressed viral loads. In terms of all people living with HIV, reaching the 90–90–90 targets means that 81% of all people living with HIV are on treatment and 73% of all people living with HIV are virally suppressed. In 2018 in Pakistan:

  • 14% of people living with HIV knew their status.
  • 10% of people living with HIV were on treatment.

Of all adults aged 15 years and over living with HIV, 10% were on treatment, while 11% of children aged 0–14 years living with HIV were on treatment.

Ten per cent of pregnant women living with HIV accessed antiretroviral medicine to prevent transmission of the virus to their baby. Early infant diagnosis―the percentage of HIV-exposed infants tested for HIV before eight weeks of age―stood at 2% in 2018.

Of the 160 000 adults living with HIV, 48 000 (30.71%) were women. New HIV infections among young women aged 15–24 years were less those among young men: 1800 new infections among young women, compared to 2600 among young men. HIV treatment was lower among women than men, with 7% of adult women living with HIV on treatment, compared to 11% of adult men.

811彩票开户Same-sex sexual relations are illegal in Pakistan.

Only 4.29% of women and men 15–24 years old correctly identified ways of preventing the sexual transmission of HIV.

In 2017, the percentage of people living with HIV and tuberculosis who were being treated for both diseases was 1.3%, up from 0.9% in 2015.


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Data
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Pakistan: bringing services closer to communities affected by the HIV outbreak
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18 June 2019
UNAIDS continues to support the response to the HIV outbreak in Pakistan
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11 June 2019
Responding to the HIV outbreak in Larkana
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11 May 2018
UNAIDS congratulates the Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the passage of the Transgender Persons Bill
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25 October 2016
Pakistan’s parliamentarians and UNAIDS strengthen collaboration in the AIDS response
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7 September 2015
Photography exhibition aims to reduce HIV stigma and discrimination in Pakistan
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Contact

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Name: 
Marilyn Borromeo
Role: 
UNAIDS Country Director
Phone: 
+6626804119