Factsheet 1: HIV Epidemic Update of Nepal, as of December 2015

Fact Sheets - Released in 2015

- The first HIV case was detected in 1988.
- The key populations are as follows:
- People who inject drugs (PWID)
- Sex workers and their clients (Male and Female)
- Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and transgender people
- Male Labor Migrants and their wives
- Prison Inmates
- Heterosexual transmission is dominant
- HIV prevalence among adult population in the country is below 1%



  • Ministry of Health - Nepal
  • National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) - Nepal