The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Project mapping approach: an innovative approach for mapping and size estimation for groups at a higher risk of HIV in Pakistan.

@article{Emmanuel2010TheHS,
  title={The HIV/AIDS Surveillance Project mapping approach: an innovative approach for mapping and size estimation for groups at a higher risk of HIV in Pakistan.},
  author={Faran Emmanuel and James Blanchard and Hasan Abbas Zaheer and Tahira Ezra Reza and Merydth Holte-McKenzie},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 Suppl 2},
  pages={S77-84}
}
OBJECTIVE We developed a mapping approach to gather data on distribution, number of settings, operational typologies and estimated size of female sex workers (FSWs), male sex workers, hijra sex workers and injection drug users in Pakistan. METHODS Data were collected across 12 major cities in Pakistan. Broader methodological steps involved dividing each target city into smaller geographical units and collecting data within each zone from secondary and tertiary key informants, also known as… CONTINUE READING

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