31
Dec

Who funded this donation event?

Does anyone know who funded this activity?

31
Dec

Critical comments about Laura Bush and Burma

The [him] moderator has received the two comments below in response to the posting on Laura Bush on 27 December …

30
Dec

Do celebrities affect policy outcomes?

“THERE IS no doubt that celebrities have the ability to raise the profile of issues near and dear to their hearts. Highlighting a problem is not the same thing as solving it, however—and the celebrity track record at affecting policy outcomes could best be characterized as mixed. Star activism has been reasonably successful at forcing powerful states to pledge action to assist the least-developed countries. It has been less successful at getting states to honor these pledges and not successful at all in affecting other global policy problems.”

29
Dec

Thailand to host 22nd UNAIDS Executive Committee meeting

Interesting that the Minister thinks that Thailand's success in responding to the epidemic is the reason the Executive Board will meet in Thailand, rather than political influence. The reason can't be Thailand's TB/HIV activities. They are recognised as weak.

28
Dec

Course on Health Development and Human Rights next year

The [him] moderator just heard from a participant this year that this is an excellent course. Tarantola, Gruskin, and more.

27
Dec

From an article on Laura Bush on Burma

Here is the kind of hard hitting comment we have come to expect from the US First Lady. …

26
Dec

Little Blogger

Tech savvy Little Blogger is worth looking at: http://bloggerlay.iblogger.org/

25
Dec

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံဆရာ၀န္အသင္း ၏ HIV/AIDS ကာကြယ္တားဆီးေရး လုပ္ငန္း ဇန္န၀ါရီလတြင္ အၿပီးသတ္ မည္ဟုဆို

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ ဆရာ၀န္အသင္း၏ ၂၀၀၇ ခုႏွစ္ HIV/AIDS ကာကြယ္တားဆီးေရး လုပ္ငန္း စီမံခ်က္(၄)ခုကို လာမည့္ႏွစ္ ဇန္န၀ါရီလတြင္ အၿပီးသတ္ ေဆာင္ရြက္မည္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ ဆရာ၀န္အသင္း၏ HIV/AIDS စီမံခ်က္ညႊန္ၾကားေရးမွဴး ေဒါက္တာျမင့္ေဇာ္၏ ေျပာၾကားခ်က္အရသိရွိရသည္။ Weekly Eleven

25
Dec

Myanmar Times reports on MANA

The Myanmar Anti-Narcotics Association held its 9th annual meeting at the training hall of MANA (Head Office) on Kyuntaw Street in Kamayut Township this morning.

24
Dec

လွဴဒါန္းထားေသာေသြးမ်ားတြင္ HIV ပိုးေတြ ့ရွိမႈႏႈန္းသိသာစြာက်ဆင္း

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္ ေသြးလိုအပ္မႈကို ရာႏႈန္းျပည့္ ျဖည့္ဆည္းေပးေနေသာ ေစတနာရွင္ေသြးလႈရွင္မ်ားက လွဴဒါန္းၿပီးေသြးမ်ားကို စစ္ေဆးသန္ ့စင္ ရာတြင္ HIV ေရာဂါပိုးပါရွိေသာ ေသြးအေရအတြက္ သိသိသာသာ ေလ်ာ့နည္း က်ဆင္း လွ်က္ရွိေၾကာင္း ယခုအခါ ျပည္ပ ၁၀ ႏိုင္ငံအထက္သို ့ပိုးေတြ ့ရွိမႈႏႈန္းထား ေလ်ာ့က်သည့္ႏိုင္ငံတစ္ခုအျဖစ္ သတ္မွတ္ႏိုင္ၿပီ ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း ကမၻာ့က်န္းမာေရးအဖြဲ ့မွထုတ္ျပန္ေသာ စာရင္းမ်ားအရသိရသည္။ The Voice Journal Vol.4/No.10 (24/12/2007)

24
Dec

Dr Cynthia Maung honoured in Taiwan

What do readers think about the statement that was attributed to Dr Cynthia: “International agencies, she further argued, should shun connections and operations with and through the ruling junta and instead focus their attention on the plight of democratic organizations and their ongoing struggle to see human rights and democracy installed in Burma.”?

23
Dec

More on Rattana Metta

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