HIV among women and children in Pakistan

Muhammad A. Raees, Syed H. Abidi, Wajid Ali, Muhammad R. Khanani, Syed Ali

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The HIV epidemic in Pakistan has now transmitted to female spouses of HIV-positive injection drug users (IDUs) and bisexual men, and to preadolescent childrenthrough vertical transmission. Owing to sociocultural barriers, HIV-infected pregnant women and children do not have optimum access to treatment, hindering the prevention of HIV transmission.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-214
Number of pages2
JournalTrends in Microbiology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Virology


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