This reporting lacks substance. A visit by the head of a UN agency should result in more analysis by the press.
Shan migrants in Thailand are at increased vulnerability to HIV, notes
a poster presented today at the XVI International AIDS Conference
underway in Toronto, attended by 24,000 delegates from around the world. The abstract for this poster can be found at http://www.iasociety.org/abstract/show.asp?abstract_id=2186128
There are too many reports of harrassment and intimidation of people working in the field of HIV these days in Myanmar/Burma for him to report on them all. The DVB web page http://english.dvb.no/news.php?id=7783 has links to some of them.
This is the first of three instalments about the official announcements of new funding for HIV and two other diseases. Resistance to the 3D Fund has all but disappeared. Most of the criticism now focuses on implementation challenges. But not everyone in the government is happy with the transparency, accountability, and monitoring with which the 3D Fund is operating so far. Read the final two articles.
Here are more grants available for local civil society organisations in Myanmar/Burma. Advocacy, strategic planning, capacity building: activities many funders do not ordinarily go for. Apply!
“We should see the problem of AIDS as an opportunity for us to deepen and broaden our understanding of our fellow human beings. We should not stop simply at trying to control the disease or caring for those who have contracted it but use it as an opportunity for further …
The attached presentation was made in Toronto. It looks like a successful pilot was conducted in Mandalay. Is it implementable in other sites without Mandalay's experienced and skilled TB and HIV staff?
An interesting concept. HIV negative people working for people living with the virus …