31
Mar

Ban by junta puts lives of HIV patients at risk in Burma

You can't miss getting attention with a headline like this one. And truthful plain speaking by one NGO official is highly appreciated. Seven per cent of preoperative HIV tests at Sitaku are positive? Perhaps these patients had already been turned down by other hospitals. Preoperative HIV rates are not a good proxy for general prevalence and cannot be used as evidence that 'the problem is getting worse'.

30
Mar

Second round of grants for the Three Diseases Fund: new deadline on 01 June 2008

“The response rate to the Expression of Interest (EOI) issued last month has been low. Therefore, the Fund Manager would like to offer more time for local organizations to prepare their responses, and has decided to extend the closing date for responses from 01 April to 01 June 2008.”

29
Mar

Peter Piot speaking eight years ago

The UNAIDS supremo did not use technical language to define “biggest” so we don't know if he was speaking about prevalence or total infections. Do his words show us he was prescient or naive?

28
Mar

အိတ္ခ်္အိုင္ဗီြ ေဆးအသစ္အေမရိကန္ခြင့္ျပဳ

လူနာေတြအတြက္ အိတ္အိုင္ဗီြ ေဆးအသစ္ Etravirine ကို အေမရိကန္အစားအစာႏွင့္ ေဆး၀ါးႀကီးၾကပ္ကြပ္ကဲေရးအဖြဲ ့ (FDA ) ကခြင့္ျပဳလိုက္ပါၿပီ အဆိုပါေဆးကို Intelence အမည္နဲ ့ ေစ်းကြက္မွာ ေရာင္းခ်မွာျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ Etravirine ေဆးဟာ reverse trainscriptase အင္ဇိုင္းကိုပိတ္ဆို ့တားဆီးတဲ့ ေဆးမဟုတ္ပါဘူး။ အိတ္ခ်္အိုင္ဗီြ ဗိုင္းရပ္စ္ ပိုးကိုထပ္မပြားေအာင္ တားဆီးေပးၿပီး လူနာရဲ့ ေသြးအတြင္းမွာ အိတ္ခ်္အိုင္ဗီြ ပိုးပမာဏ က်ဆင္းလာေစတဲ့ ေဆးျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ယင္းေဆးဟာ ေရာဂါေတြကို တိုက္ခုိက္ေပးတဲ့ ေသြးျဖဴဥဆဲလ္ေတြကိုလည္း ျမွင့္တက္ေစတယ္။သတင္း – ဖတ္ပါ့ ၂၈၊၃၊၂၀၀၈

27
Mar

The Commission on AIDS in Asia releases its report

The report recognises that Jim Chin is right and there will not be generalised epidemics in most of Asia, recommends decriminalisation of prostitution, and says that school programmes are mostly a waste of money. It is worth reading the Executive Summary attached.

26
Mar

Irrawaddy Reports that the Regime Restricts More NGO Activities

Burma’s military regime has imposed further restrictions on international non-government organizations (NGOs) working in Burma, voicing concerns over their activities at grassroots levels in the run-up to the constitutional referendum in May.

26
Mar

Two views on programming for men who have sex with men

Here are two views on programming for men who have sex with men. There is a posting from “outside” in which it is implied that human rights violations against men who have sex with men take place in Myanmar. Attached are two presentations from “inside” that show what can be done.

25
Mar

More Myanmar MSM Money?

Here is another call for proposals for funds for MSM prevention and care …

24
Mar

Any data on this or is it just speculation?

Does anyone have any data or information to confirm or deny one of the very few references to HIV in the latest report from the US government? “HIV/AIDS infection rates in prisons reportedly were high due to communal use of syringes for injections and sexual abuse by other prisoners.”

23
Mar

ကမၻာ့ေအအိုင္ဒီအက္စ္ေန႔ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံလႈပ္ရွားမႈမ်ား

၂၀၀၇ ခုႏွစ္ ကမၻာ့့ေအအိုင္ဒီအက္စ္ေန႔ အတြက္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံမဟာမိတ္မ်ားအဖြဲ႕၏ အမွာစကားမွာ ျပည္သူမ်ား အထူးသျဖင့္ အိပ္ခ်္အိုင္ဗြီရိွေနေသာသူမ်ားသည္ အိပ္ခ်္အိုင္ဗြီေရာဂါႏွင့္ ပတ္သက္၍ ခြဲျခားဆက္ဆံခံရမႈႈမ်ား အား ရပ္တန္႔ေပးေရး ေတာင္းဆိုရန္ လိုအပ္သည္ဟူေသာ အမွာစကားျဖစ္ခဲ့သည္။

23
Mar

Comment on the UN Resident Coordinator and the Government

The [him] moderator has received this fair and anonymous comment on the posting on the UN Resident Coordinator and the Government.

22
Mar

၂၀၀၈ ခုႏွစ္ ဇန္န၀ါရီတြင္ ဒုတိယအၾကိမ္ေျမာက္ ေငြေၾကးေထာက္ပံ့မႈႈမ်ား ျပဳလုပ္ရန္ရိွ

၂၀၀၈ ခုႏွစ္ ဇန္န၀ါရီတြင္ ဒုတိယအၾကိမ္ေျမာက္ ေငြေၾကးေထာက္ပံ့မႈမ်ား ျပဳလုပ္ရန္ရိွ။ ေဒသခံအဖြဲ႔အစည္းငယ္မ်ား အက်ံဳး၀င္လိမ့္မည္ ျဖစ္သည္။

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