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MSM Country Snapshot Series: Pakistan

Pakistan’s HIV epidemic is driven by key affected populations. In 1999, Pakistan, in partnership with UNAIDS, determined that it would prevent a generalized epidemicy targeting…
December 21, 2012
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MSM Country Snapshot Series: Mongolia

Mongolia hosts one of the region’s smallest HIV epidemics. It remained hidden until around 2007 when serological surveillance was performed after indications of rising incidence.…
December 21, 2012
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MSM Country Snapshot Series: Bhutan

Bhutan’s HIV epidemic is small relative to its neighbours, with 270 cumulative reported cases since the first case was detected in 1993. Presently, an estimated…
December 21, 2012
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MSM Country Snapshot Series: Nepal

Nepal’s National Centre for AIDS and STD Control has officially recognized MSM as an important driver of the country’s HIV epidemic since at least 2003.…
December 21, 2012
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MSM Country Snapshot Series: India

India accounts for approximately half of Asia’s HIV epidemic with approximately 2.4 million people living with HIV. In 2009, an estimated 87.4 percent of all…
December 21, 2012
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MSM Country Snapshot Series: Bangladesh

Bangladesh is considered a low-prevalence country with 2,533 cumulative reported cases since 1989 and approximately 7,500 people living with HIV.  Routine surveillance has consistently reported…
December 21, 2012