UNAIDS Asia-Pacific


The Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS) and UNAIDS have signed an agreement to strengthen collaboration to protect the rights of people living with and most at risk of HIV. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed in Islamabad, Pakistan on 21 October by Zafarullah Khan, Executive Director, PIPS and Mamadou Sakho, UNAIDS Country Director for Pakistan and Afghanistan in the presence of Marriyum Aurangzeb, National Convener, Parliamentary Sustainable Development Goals.

As part of World AIDS 2015, UNAIDS Pakistan and partners published Positive Diaries, which is a collection of photographs and interviews with men and women living with HIV in Pakistan. One of the people featured is Nazir Masih, the CEO and founder of the New Lights AIDS Control Society. The organization was the first in Pakistan to work with people living with HIV and their families. When the organization was founded in… Read More

A photography exhibition, which shines the spotlight on the resilience of people living with HIV opened in Islamabad, Pakistan on 7 September. It is the first time that an exhibit in Pakistan has been dedicated to portraying the inspirational stories of people living with HIV and the goal is to help reduce stigma and discrimination. A Photo Story on People Living with HIV in Pakistan was produced in collaboration with the National… Read More