publication . Article . 2018

Second-generation surveillance for HIV/AIDS in Pakistan: results from the 4th round of Integrated Behavior and Biological Survey 2011-2012.

Faran Emmanuel; Momina Salim; Naeem Akhtar; Salwa Arshad; Tahira Ezra Reza;
  • Published: 02 Dec 2018
Abstract
Objectives In an effort to fully analyse and understand the HIV situation and its epidemiology in Pakistan, a bilateral collaboration between the National AIDS Control Program and the Canadian International Development Agency resulted in the establishment of an effective second-generation surveillance (SGS) system for HIV/AIDS between 2004 and 2012 in accordance with the published guidelines. This paper presents findings from the 4th round of SGS. Methods A mapping exercise was initially conducted for size estimations of the key vulnerable populations: people who inject drugs (PWIDs), male sex workers (MSWs), hijra sex workers (HSWs), and female sex workers (FSW...
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free text keywords: 1506, Supplement, HIV, Epidemiology (General), Surveillance, Infectious Diseases, Dermatology, Medicine, business.industry, business, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, Developed country, Program evaluation, Socioeconomic status, Epidemiology, Cohort study, HIV/AIDS, medicine.disease, Pathology, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Environmental health
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publication . Article . 2018

Second-generation surveillance for HIV/AIDS in Pakistan: results from the 4th round of Integrated Behavior and Biological Survey 2011-2012.

Faran Emmanuel; Momina Salim; Naeem Akhtar; Salwa Arshad; Tahira Ezra Reza;