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HIV-AIDS in Pakistan
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HIV-AIDS in Pakistan

In terms of HIV-AIDS epidemic, Pakistan is the second largest country in South Asia that stands only a few steps behind India and Nepal. The HIV-AIDS in Pakistan is the most serious of infectious disease that challenges public health HIV/AIDS in Pakistan Like other developing countries, transmission of HIV-AIDS in Pakistan is increasing as a result of poverty, low literacy, gender-related discrimination, ignorance about modes of transmission and the stigma that prohibits people with risk behaviors from seeking HIV testing or disclosing their HIV positive status Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It damages our immune system and interferes with your body's ability to ...