World Aids Day: Pakistani patient on living with the condition
The number of people living with HIV/Aids in Pakistan is estimated to be 80-100,000 - but it remains a taboo subject and reliable screening measures are limited.
The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil asked 27-year-old former heroin addict Shoaib, who contracted Aids after sharing needles with other users.
He told her about what it is like to live in a country where so much stigma is attached to the condition.
Shoaib asked for his surname not to be used, to protect his identity
01 Dec 2014
- From the section Health