31
Dec

An idea on stigma and discrimination

An anonymous comment … Jamie ++++++++++++++++++ In the new year, how about we try genuinely promoting human rights, rather than just paying lip service? Of course, this would require that we are concerned about sex workers, drug users and men who have sex with men for their own sakes, rather than just because they might […]

30
Dec

Action outcome from ICAAP?

Did Myanmar participants at the ICAAP come away with any new ideas on reducing stigma and discrimination? Jamie ++++++++++++++++++ Stigma Against HIV on Agenda as Burma Joins Regional Conference Samantha Michaels The Irrawaddy 18 November 2013 RANGOON — Government health officials from Burma will travel to Thailand this week for a major regional conference focused […]

30
Dec

လိင္ေဖ်ာ္ေျဖသူ အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားက အခက္အခဲမ်ားကို ျပန္ေျပာရန္ စိုးရြံ႕ျခင္းေၾကာင့္ ယင္းတို႔၏ အခြင့္အေရးမ်ားကို ကာကြယ္မေပးနိုင္ျဖစ္ေန

အိတ္ခ်္အိုင္ဗြီကာကြယ္ တားဆီးေရး လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားႏွင့္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးဆိုင္ရာ အသိပညာေပးျခင္း လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားကို မႏၲေလးတိုင္း ေဒသႀကီး အတြင္းရွိ ျပင္ဦးလြင္၊ မလႈိင္၊ ေက်ာက္ပန္းေတာင္း၊ မိတၳီလာ၊ စစ္ကိုင္း စသည့္ေဒသ မ်ားတြင္ ေက်းလက္ေဒသမ်ား တိုင္ေအာင္ ေဆာင္ရြက္ ေပးလ်က္ ရွိသည္။

29
Dec

Changing the course of history through leadership

Here we have a stomach-turning rewriting of history, in which a single speech by Mandela is credited with changing the course of history. It was not that special a speech: http://www.iasociety.org/Web/WebContent/File/Nelson_Mandela_speech_Durban_2000.pdf And Suu Kyi is not that kind of leader. The author spells Daw incorrectly in the last paragraph. When Burmese people write about Elton […]

28
Dec

Thanks to commenters

A heartfelt thank you to everyone of his readers who commented on postings this year. Some recent anonymous comments received by the moderator regarding HIV Information for Myanmar [him] postings are here: On Prasada Rao’s comments on getting to zero: “Whatever Prasada Rao says,we need to prove that he can be wrong, so let us […]

28
Dec

နယ္စပ္ေဒသတစ္ေလွ်ာက္ HIV/AIDS စီမံခ်က္မ်ား ေဆာင္ရြက္မည္

က်န္းမာေရး ေစာင့္ေရွာက္မႈ အားနည္းေသာ နယ္စပ္ေဒသမ်ား အတြက္ အာရွဖြံ႕ၿဖဳိးေရးဘဏ္ (ADB) ၏ အကူအညီျဖင့္ ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံႏွင့္ တ႐ုတ္ႏိုင္ငံ နယ္စပ္ၿမဳိ႕ ငါးၿမိဳ႕တြင္ HIV/AIDS ကာကြယ္ေရးႏွင့္ ကုသေရး လုပ္ငန္းမ်ားကို လာမည့္ ေဖေဖာ္ဝါရီလတြင္ စတင္ေဆာင္ ႐ြက္မည္ ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း National AIDS Program ၏ စီမံခ်က္ မန္ေနဂ်ာ ေဒါက္တာျမင့္ေရႊက The Voice သို႔ ေျပာၾကားသည္။

27
Dec

A second case for investment

This case for investment is even longer than the one reviewed yesterday. One wonders why there are two. Page 9 – “A mid-term review of the NSP II implementation will take place in January 2014.” Has a list of the team members been made public? Page 10 – The sister document reviewed yesterday stated: “Myanmar […]

27
Dec

AIDS ဆိုတာဘာလဲ (၉)

အရင္က လူေတြမွာ ဗိုင္းရပ္စ္ေၾကာင့္ လူကီးမီးယား ျဖစ္တယ္ဆိုတာ အတိအလင္း မေျပာႏုိင္ခဲ့ၾကဘူး။ Robert Gallo ေၾကာင့္သာ အေသအခ်ာ သိရေတာ့တာ။ ၁၉၈၁-၈၂ ေနာက္ပိုင္းမွာေတာ့ AIDS ေရာဂါရဲ႕ အသြင္သ႑န္ဟာ ပိုျပီး ပီျပင္လာျပီ ျဖစ္တယ္။ AIDS ေရာဂါပိုးဟာ ဗိုင္းရပ္စ္ပဲ ျဖစ္မယ္၊ ဗိုင္းရပ္စ္ဆိုရင္လည္း ျဖစ္ေလာက္တာက Robert Gallo ေတြ႕ထားတဲ့ reto-virus အမ်ိဳးအစားပဲလို႔ ယူဆျပီး ၁၉၈၃ ခုနွစ္မွာေတာ့ Dr. Robert Gallo ရဲ႕ N.I.C ဌာနက သုေတသန လုပ္ျပီး ေစ့ေစ့ေပါက္ေပါက္ ရွာေဖြစမ္းသပ္ၾက ေတာ့တာပဲ။

26
Dec

Case for investment?

To whom is this first ‘case for investment document’ directed? One hopes they read it critically. The [him] moderator would be happy to get comments or replies to his analysis below from any of the stakeholders who were consulted on the contents: “Alliance, East-West Center, Médecins Du Monde, Ministry of Health, MSF-Holland, Myanmar Positive Group, […]

26
Dec

AIDS က စိုးရိမ္စရာမဟုတ္ သတိထားရမယ့္ အေျခအေနေတာ့ျဖစ္

လက္ရိွမွာ ေဝဒနာရွင္ အေရအတြက္ ေလ်ာ့က်လာျပီး လူနာအသစ္ ေရာဂါ ရိွေနတဲ့ သူေတြရဲ႕ နႈန္းလည္း က်လာတယ္လို႔ သူက ေျပာပါတယ္။ အဓိကကေတာ့ ေသြးလႉရွင္ေတြ၊ လိင္တူ ဆက္ဆံသူေတြ၊ တီဗီ ေဝဒနာရွင္ေတြ၊ ျပည့္တန္ဆာေတြနဲ႔ ကိုယ္၀န္ေဆာင္ေတြဘဲ ျဖစ္တယ္လို႔ သူက ဆိုပါတယ္။ ဒါေၾကာင့္ အခုအေနအထားမွာ စိုးရိမ္စရာ မဟုတ္ေပမယ့္ သတိေတာ့ ထားရမယ္လို႔ သူက ေျပာပါတယ္။

25
Dec

The Asian Development Bank is not transparent

Here is an example of lack of transparency on the part of a major donor. The Asian Development Bank is giving ten million dollars to the HIV response in Myanmar and it is impossible to figure out how the money is going to be spent. There are two Eleven Myanmar articles below. Since both of […]

25
Dec

ADB ၏ ကန္ေဒၚလာ ၁၀ သန္းတန္ HIV/AIDS စီမံခ်က္ ေက်းရြာ ၇၀၀ ေက်ာ္တြင္ စတင္မည္

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ အစိုးရႏွင့္ HIV/AIDS ကုသေရး၊ ကာကြယ္ေရး စီမံခ်က္မ်ား ေဆာင္႐ြက္ေနေသာ ျပည္တြင္း ျပည္ပ အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ား ၾကားေပါင္း ကူးေပးရန္ ျပည္နယ္သုံးခုကို ေက်း႐ြာေပါင္း ၇၃၉ ခုတြင္ အေမရိကန္ ေဒၚလာ ဆယ္သန္း သုံးစြဲကူညီေပးမည္ ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း အာရွ ဖြံ႕ၿဖဳိးေရးဘဏ္ (ADB) က ဒီဇင္ဘာလ ၂၃ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ထုတ္ျပန္သည္။

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