30
Jun

Not a lot of agreement at the testing and counselling scale up meeting

This report from VOA suggests that there was not a lot of agreement at the consultation on testing and counselling scale up meeting in Phom Penh in June.

30
Jun

Testing and counselling scale up

What are the chances that Burma / Myanmar will follow recommendation 13: “Codes of conduct and mechanisms for receiving, examining and responding to complaints are needed for HIV services, including HIV testing and counselling in health facilities, closed settings and in context of labor and migration.”?

28
Jun

HIV testing of refugees from Burma / Myanmar

Here is one response to a set of questions asked in the [him] email list about HIV testing of refugees.

27
Jun

Chinese collaboration on HIV with Myanmar / Burma?

This article is unremarkable except that the author notes that there is piecemeal Chinese collaboration on HIV. I can't think of any Chinese collaboration with Myanmar / Burma on HIV. There were reports of Chinese volunteers a few months ago but they seem to have sunk without a trace. Does anyone have any information about them?

26
Jun

What do you think of named reporting of people with HIV?

What do [him] readers think of Narinjara reporting the names of people with HIV? The [him] moderator has removed the names in this posting so it is clear what he thinks of it.

25
Jun

HIV Patients Campaign for Activists’ Release in Myanmar / Burma

The [him] moderator thinks the previous eleven have been released but Phyu Phyu Tin is still in custody.

24
Jun

Phyu Phyu Tin is still in detention in Myanmar - why is there no international outcry?

When an HIV activist goes missing in China, all hell breaks loose. The major mass media, blogs, email lists, and powerful movers and shakers get involved. When Phyu Phyu Tin disappears in Myanmar the international response is … almost nothing. Why?

23
Jun

Global Fund pullout from Myanmar / Burma due to 'extraneous factors'

This Myanmar official's explanation of the Global Fund pullout given to the UN General Assembly last month is amusing. He blames the grant termination on 'extraneous factors'.

22
Jun

UNAIDS analysis of Myanmar / Burma

Here is an analysis from the UNAIDS website on the generalised epidemic in the country.

21
Jun

Consensual confidential counselling and testing

Scaling up consensual confidential counselling and testing is important as an entry point for care.

20
Jun

A new way to apply for Global Fund resources for Myanmar / Burma

The Global Fund will decide on this third approach later in the year. Watch this space …

19
Jun

Three ways to deliver aid in Myanmar / Burma

The [him] moderator's favourite line in this op ed: “Aid can be delivered through international and local non-governmental organizations and through cross-border approaches.”

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