Does anyone know who funded this activity?
“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.”
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.
The [him] moderator just heard from a participant this year that this is an excellent course. Tarantola, Gruskin, and more.
ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ ဆရာ၀န္အသင္း၏ ၂၀၀၇ ခုႏွစ္ HIV/AIDS ကာကြယ္တားဆီးေရး လုပ္ငန္း စီမံခ်က္(၄)ခုကို လာမည့္ႏွစ္ ဇန္န၀ါရီလတြင္ အၿပီးသတ္ ေဆာင္ရြက္မည္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ ဆရာ၀န္အသင္း၏ HIV/AIDS စီမံခ်က္ညႊန္ၾကားေရးမွဴး ေဒါက္တာျမင့္ေဇာ္၏ ေျပာၾကားခ်က္အရသိရွိရသည္။ Weekly Eleven
ျ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)
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.”?