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Pakistan HIV Second Generation Surveillance 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
HIV Second Generation Surveillance in Pakistan, Round III 2008
Pakistan (PAK)
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2008 - 06/2008
Data type
  • Epi surveillance

In the third round of Pakistan Second Generation Surveillance (SGS), an Integrated Behavioral and Biological Surveillance (IBBS) survey was conducted in nine cities across three provinces, studying two at-risk populations: people who inject drugs (PWIDs or IDUs) and male/hijra sex workers (MSWs/HSWs). Samples were drawn from a mapping exercise conducted in 2006-2007 for the second round of SGS and a new mapping exercise in Dera Ghazi Khan (newly added for this round).