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Alternative Names
  • Burma
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http://www.myanmar.com/
Summary

Population (July 2011 est.): 53,999,804

Economic Indicators (2010 est.):
GDP (PPP): US$76.47 billion
GDP per capita (PPP): US$1,400

HIV estimates:
Number of people living with HIV (2009): 240,000
Adult (15-49) Prevalence Rate (2009): 0.6%
Women (15+) with HIV (2009): 81,000
AIDS deaths (2009): 18,000

Various sources, including UNAIDS.

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Published Resources

Books

  • International Harm Reduction Development Program, Open Society Institute, At What Cost? HIV and Human Rights Consequences of the Global "War on Drugs", Open Society Institute, New York, March 2009, 196 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Narain, Jai P. (ed), AIDS in Asia: The Challenge Ahead, Sage, New Delhi, 2004, 395 pp. [ Details... ]

Journals

Journal Articles

Reports

  • Memorandum of Understanding Between The Kingdom of Cambodia, The People's Republic of China, The Lao People's Democratic Republic, The Kingdom of Thailand, The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and The Union of Myanmar, UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development Project, 2001, 2 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Sex Work in Asia, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific, July 2001, 38 pp. (Also available at http://www.wpro.who.int/NR/rdonlyres/D01A4265-A142-4E19-99AE-6CC7E44F995C/0 Sex_Work_in_Asia_July2001.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Ministerial Statement: Second Asia-Pacific Ministerial Meeting on HIV/AIDS 11 July 2004, Bangkok Thailand, 11 July 2004, 4 pp. (Also available at http://www.ias.se/bangkok/admin/images/upload/573.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Myanmar National Strategic Plan on HIV and AIDS 2006-2010, Draft, 28 June 2006, Government of Myanmar, 2006, 97 pp. (Also available at http://him.civiblog.org/_attachments/2686915 mm%20national%20strategic%20plan.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Myanmar National Strategic Plan on HIV and AIDS: Operational Plan April 2006 - March 2009, 23 September 2006, 22 pp. (Also available at http://www.ibiblio.org/obl/docs4 mm_national_strategic_plan_operational_plan.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Aceijas, Carmen; Stimson, Gerry V; Hickman, Matthew; Rhodes, Tim; on behalf of the United Nations Reference Group on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care among IDU in Developing and Transitional Countries, Global Overview of Injecting Drug Use and HIV Infection Among Injecting Drug Users, AIDS. 18 (17): 2295-2303, November 19, 2004., Centre for Research on Drugs and Health Behaviour (CRDHB), Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK, 2004, 8 pp. (Also available at http://www.aidsonline.com/pt/re/aids pdfhandler.00002030-200411190-00010.pdf;jsessionid= GftJKJb8n8v62ZFc6CRKT8QrD1ZmfpMXl42yvzTtLgMpQn2h8CZ1!-1734750035!-949856144!8091!-1) [ Details... ]
  • AHRN - Asian Harm Reduction Network, Scaling Up Provision of Anti-retrovirals to Injecting Drug Users and Non-injecting drug users in Asia, World Health Organization "3 x 5" initiative, AHRN, IHRA, WHO, Chiang Mai, 2004, 37 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting, HIV/AIDS and Development in Asia and the Pacific: A Lengthening Shadow, Commonwealth of Australia, Melbourne, 9-10 October 2001, 4 pp. (Also available at http://www.ahrn.net/library_upload/uploadfile/ICAAPMinisterialStatement.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting, Ministerial Statement - Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting: 9-10 October 2001, Asia Pacific Ministerial Meeting, Melbourne, 2001, 4 pp. (Also available at http://www.ahrn.net/library_upload/uploadfile/ICAAPMinisterialStatement.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • AusAID - Australian Agency for International Development, Asia Regional HIV/AIDS Project: Project Design Document, AusAID, Canberra, October 2001, 101 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Baden, Sally, Women, HIV/AIDS and Development: Towards Gender Appropriate Prevention Strategies in South-East Asia and the South Pacific, BRIDGE (development - gender), Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, October 1992, 59 pp. (Also available at http://www.bridge.ids.ac.uk/reports/re5c.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Bezziccheri, Sonia and Wayne Bazant, Drugs and HIV in South East Asia: A Review of Critical Geographic Areas of HIV/AIDS Infection among Injecting Drug Users and of National Programme Responses in Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam, UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Regional Centre for East Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, February 2004, 65 pp. (Also available at http://www.unodc.un.or.th/drugsandhiv/publications/HIV_AIDS.PDF) [ Details... ]
  • Bowtell, William, Australia's Response to HIV/AIDS 1982-2005, Lowy Institute for International Policy, May 2005, 77 pp. (Also available at http://www.lowyinstitute.org/Publication.asp?pid=289) [ Details... ]
  • Brandt, Don, The Approaching Storm: HIV/AIDS in Asia, World Vision International, Monrovia, September 2001, 46 pp. (Also available at http://www.wvi.org/imagine/pdf/AsiaAIDS.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Bureau for Development Policy and the UNDP Regional HIV and Development Programme, Asia Pacific, Regional Report on HIV/AIDS 2004: Transformation Across Borders: Addressing HIV/AIDS in the Asia Pacific Region, UNDP, 2004, 60 pp. (Also available at http://www.undp.org/hiv/docs/regional_reps/asia_pacific_regional_report.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Chatavanich, Supang, Mobility and HIV/AIDS in the Greater Mekong Subregion, Allan Beesey and Shakti Paul (Asian Research Center for Migration, Chulalongkorn University), Asian Development Bank, 2000, 145 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Commission on AIDS in Asia, Redefining AIDS in Asia: Crafting an Effective Response - Report of the Commission on AIDS in Asia, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 26 March 2008, 258 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Department of Health, National Strategic Plan for Expansion and Upgrading of HIV/AIDS Activities in Myanmar (2001-2005), Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Union of Myanmar, n/d, 12 pp. (Also available at http://www.youandaids.org/unfiles/napstrategymyanmar.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Derks, Annuska, Combating Trafficking in South-East Asia: A Review of Policy and Programme Responses, IOM Migration Research Series No.2, IOM - International Organization for Migration, Geneva, 2000, 88 pp. (Also available at http://www.old.iom.int/documents/publication/en/mrs_2_2000.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • DFID - Department for International Development, Country Plan for Burma, DFID, Glasgow, October 2004, 26 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Hagarty, Chris, Harm Reduction in Asia: Progress Towards Universal Access to Harm Reduction Services Among People Who Inject Drugs, Commissioned on behalf of The United Nations Regional Task Force on Injecting Drug Use and HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, March 2010, 230 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • International Crisis Group, Myanmar: The HIV/AIDS Crisis, Asia Briefing N°15, International Crisis Group, Bangkok/Brussels, 2 April 2002, 12 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • International Crisis Group, Myanmar: Update on HIV/AIDS Policy, Asia Briefing N°34, International Crisis Group, Yangon/Brussels, 16 December 2004, 16 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Lowe, David, Scoping Exercise: Options for AusAID Support for Comprehensive Approaches to Address HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Asia Pacific Region, Australian Agency for International Development Health Resource Facility, Turner, June 2009, 88 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Myanmar Business Coalition on AIDS (MBCA), Profile, MBCA, n/d, 8 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • National AIDS Programme, Myanmar, Review of the Myanmar National AIDS Programme 2006, World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia, September 2006, 120 pp. (Also available at http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/Publications_myanmar.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Paxton, Susan and Paul L. Janssen, AusAID GIPA Scoping Report, Final, Australian Agency for International Development Health Resource Facility, Turner, December 2009, 76 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Preble, Elizabeth A.; Ellen G. Piwoz, Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Asia: Practical Guidance for Programs, The LINKAGES Project, June 2002, 82 pp. (Also available at http://www.aed.org/ToolsandPublications/upload/AsiaPMTCT.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Rampal, Krishna Gopal, HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in ASEAN, Report of ILO-ASEAN Study on Initiatives on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in the ASEAN Region, International Labour Organization, December 2005, 59 pp. (Also available at http://www.ilo.org/public/english/protection/trav/aids/publ/asean.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Reid, G. & the Asian Harm Reduction Network (AHRN), The Hidden Epidemic: A Situation Assessment of Drug Use in South East and East Asia in the Context of HIV Vulnerability, AHRN, February 1998. (Also available at http://www.chr.asn.au/resources/libraryservices/docdownload/hiddenepidemic list#309) [ Details... ]
  • Reid, G; and Costigan, G., Revisiting 'the Hidden Epidemic': a situation assessment of drug use in Asia in the context of HIV/AIDS, The Centre for Harm Reduction, The Burnet Institute, The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research & Public Health, Fairfield, January 2002. (Also available at http://www.chr.asn.au/resources/libraryservices/docdownload/revisiting/list) [ Details... ]
  • Save the Children UK (Development Dialogue Team), Young People and HIV/AIDS: Responding to the New Asian Crisis, Save the Children UK, London, 2001, 43 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Smith, Gary; Susan Kippax, Peter Aggleton, HIV and Sexual Health Education in Primary and Secondary Schools: Findings From Selected Asia-Pacific Countries, National Centre in HIV Social Research, October 2000, 29 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • Stephens, David, Law and Policy Review July 2009, HAARP - HIV/AIDS Asia Regional Regional Program; United Nations Regional Task Force on Injecting Drug Use and HIV/AIDS for the Asia Pacific, July 2009, 55 pp. (Also available at http://www.ausaid.gov.au/keyaid/hivaids/pdfs/haarp_lawandpolicy.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Task Force on Drug Use and HIV Vulnerability, Drug Use and HIV Vulnerability: Policy Research Study in Asia, UNAIDS Asia Pacific Intercountry Team, Bangkok, October 2000, 238 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • TREAT Asia, MSM and HIV/AIDS Risk in Asia: What Is Fueling the Epidemic Among MSM and How Can It Be Stopped?, TREAT Asia (amfAR - Foundation for AIDS Research), August 2006, 85 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UN Regional Task Force on Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV: Issues for South East Asia, UN Regional Task Force on Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, April 2001, 25 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, UNAIDS at Country Level: Progress Report, UNAIDS/04.35E, English Original edn, UNAIDS Country and Regional Support Department, UNAIDS, Geneva, September 2004, 207 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNAIDS - Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Need for Concerted Action on AIDS Responses: Country-Specific Findings, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, Geneva, April 2004, 122 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNAIDS Inter Agency Task Team on Education, Education Sector Global HIV & AIDS Readiness Survey 2004: Policy Implications for Education & Development, ED-2006/WS/12, UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris, 2006, 66 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNDP - South East Asia HIV and Development Project; ASEAN Secretariat; World Vision International, Building Regional HIV Resilience Along the ASEAN Highway Network, UNDP, August 2004, 36 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development Programme, Mapping Made Easy: A Guide to Understanding and Responding to HIV Vulnerability, UNDP, UNESCO, World Bank, UN World Food Programme, Family Health International, USAID, International Organization for Migration, World Vision International, October 2004, 66 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development Programme and FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, African-Asian Agriculture Against AIDS, Building Regional HIV Resilience, UNDP - United Nations Development Programme; FAO, Bangkok; Rome, April 2004, 48 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development Project, Reduction of HIV Vulnerability within the Land Transport Sector: Towards a Public Policy Framework for Addressing HIV/AIDS in the Transport Sector, UNDP South East Asia HIV and Development Programme, Bangkok, May 2000, 44 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund, The Buddhist Leadership Initiative, UNICEF, August 2003, 18 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • United Nations Expanded Theme Group on HIV/AIDS, Joint Programme for HIV/AIDS: Myanmar 2003-2005, Revised April 2004 edn, UNAIDS Myanmar, 2003, 52 pp. (Also available at http://www.unaids.org/html/pub/una-docs/jpmyanmar_15jul04_en_pdf.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • UNRTF - United Nations Regional Task Force Secretariat and UNDP Regional Centre in Bangkok, HIV/AIDS & Mobility in South-East Asia: Rapid Assessment, UNRTF Secretariat; UNDP Regional Centre in Bangkok, Bangkok, 2008, 39 pp. (Also available at http://www.undp.org/asia/asean-un-2008-report.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • Urwitz, Viveca and Anders Nyman, Report on The Mekong Partnership and Beyond: A follow up of the components for Swedish support in Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, China (Yunnan Province), Laos and Vietnam, Health Division Document 2002:5, SIDA2124en, SIDA - Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Stockholm, 2002, 116 pp. (Also available at http://www.sida.se/Sida/articles/16400-16499/16427/HDD2002-5[1].pdf) [ Details... ]
  • WHO - Regional Office for South-East Asia, Expanding Access to HIV/AIDS Treatment: A Strategic Framework for Action at Country Level, World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi, 2004, 25 pp. (Also available at http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/Publications_sea-aids-145.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • WHO - World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific Region, WHO - World Health Organization, 2001, 100 pp. [ PDF File | Details... ]
  • WHO - World Health Organization, HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific Region 2003, World Health Organization, 2004, 120 pp. (Also available at http://www.wpro.who.int/NR/rdonlyres/11ED3283-9821-43BE-9B73-B3444A3DADE6/0 HIV_AIDS_Asia_Pacific_Region2003.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • WHO - World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia, HIV/AIDS in the South-East Asia Region, WHO - World Health Organization, New Delhi, March 2007, 54 pp. (Also available at http://www.searo.who.int/LinkFiles/AIDS_SEARO-Report07.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia, Scaling Up HIV/AIDS: Prevention, Care and Treatment - Report of the National AIDS Programme Managers' Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, 10-11 July 2004, World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia, 2004, 54 pp. (Also available at http://w3.whosea.org/LinkFiles/Publications_aids-151.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia, HIV/AIDS in the South-East Asia Region: Progress Report 2010, WHO - World Health Organization, 2010, 96 pp. (Also available at http://203.90.70.117/PDS_DOCS/B4602.pdf) [ Details... ]
  • World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia; World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office, Biregional Strategy for Harm Reduction 2005-2009: HIV and Injecting Drug Use, World Health Organization. (Also available at http://w3.whosea.org/LinkFiles/Publications_BiregionalStrategicPlan.pdf) [ Details... ]

Sources used to compile this entry: UNAIDS; World Bank World Development Indicators Database.

Prepared by: susan chong