Here are the abstracts of three important papers being presented this week in Vancouver at the 17th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm. If the authors would be so kind as to send their papers to [him] the moderator will attach or post them.
You remember that [him] reported a lot of confusion over the new guidelines in February.
The [him] moderator has looked at the attached guidelines and can see why one might be confused. Thanks to the Online Burma Library for posting them.
The big news here is not that grossly overfunded Vietnam has more funding, but that MSI Myanmar has new funding. Congratulations and best of luck to MSI staff and beneficiaries.
He notes that voluntary counselling and testing appears to be viewed here as a prevention activity. It has never been proven to be effective for primary prevention of HIV infection. VCT should be seen as an entry point for care.
The Global fund has opened and operated nothing. It is, as its name suggests, a fund. The Royal Thai government opened and operates these posts.