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Updated July 2009
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HIV/AIDS in Myanmar
Population, 201353,300,000
People living with HIV/AIDS, 2012200,000
Women (aged 15+) with HIV/AIDS, 201263,000
Children with HIV/AIDS, 2012nd
Adult HIV prevalence (%), 20120.6
AIDS deaths, 201212,000
nd = No data
Source: Population Reference Bureau & UNAIDS
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HIV/AIDS-Specific Country Profiles
UNAIDS Country Profile
A brief summary of national socioeconomic conditions in the context of the HIV epidemic, and information (where available) on UNAIDS' country-level activities.
UNAIDS 2006 Country Progress Report
Reports progress made in implementing the UN Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS. The report includes summary indicator data through the end of 2005. [PDF, 69K] (Myanmar didn't submit a 2008 UNGASS report)
UNAIDS/WHO Epidemiological Fact Sheet
Statistics on the prevalence and incidence of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, and discussion of knowledge and behaviors related to HIV transmission. 2008. [PDF, 990K]
Global Fund Country Programs
Discussion of the national epidemic and description of HIV/AIDS projects supported by the Global Fund, including funding details, planned activities, and expected results.
USAID HIV/AIDS Country Profile
A description of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in selected countries, the national response, and USAID programs and support. [PDF, 129K]
WHO HIV/AIDS Treatment Scale-Up Summary Country Profile
A summary of current antiretroviral therapy coverage and resource requirements for scaling up treatment in countries receiving support under the WHO's "3 by 5" treatment initiative. 2005. [PDF, 365K]
Health and Development Profiles
CIA World Factbook
Extensive data over a range of fields, including geography, population, government, the economy, the military, and communications.
Population Reference Bureau Country Profile
Key demographic, health, and development indicators, selected reports and articles, and links.
UNICEF Country Tables
Statistics in the areas of population, mortality, general and reproductive health, and education.
WHO Country Profile
Links to tables containing general health indicators, country profiles on specific diseases, and selected health-related documents. Also in Spanish and French.
Policy Reports and Papers
HIV & AIDs and Mobility in South-East Asia: A Rapid Assessment
United Nations Regional Task Force on Mobility and HIV Vulnerability Reduction in South-East Asia and Southern Provinces of China (UNRTF). 2008. [PDF, 2.7MB]
Opium Poppy Cultivation in the Golden Triangle: Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Thailand
UNODC, 2006. [PDF, 5.4MB]
Review of the Myanmar National AIDS Program 2006
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia, September 2006. [PDF, 4MB]
Myanmar National Strategic Plan on HIV and AIDS 2006-2010
Ministry of Health, Government of Myanmar, June 2006. [PDF, 633K] See also Operational Plan April 2006- March 2009. [Word, 1.2MB]
Journal Articles
A situation update on HIV epidemics among people who inject drugs and national responses in South-East Asia Region.
Sharma M, Oppenheimer E, Saidel T, Loo V, Garg R. AIDS. 2009 Jul 17;23(11):1405-13.
Responding to AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and emerging infectious diseases in Burma: Dilemmas of policy and practice
Beyrer C, Suwanvanichkij V, Mullany LC, Richards AK, Franck N, Samuels A, Lee TJ. PLoS Med. 2006 Oct;3(10):e393.
Assessing the magnitude of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Burma
Beyrer C, Razak MH, Labrique A, Brookmeyer R. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2003 Mar 1;32(3):311-7.
Presentations, Interviews, and Roundtable Discussions
Service Coverage for HIV and AIDS in Myanmar
Dr. Min Thwe, Program Manager, National AIDS Programme, Ministry of Health, 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia & the Pacific, August 2007. [PDF, 741K]
Prevention and Treatment of HIV in Myanmar
Medecins sans Frontieres, 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia & the Pacific, August 2007. [PDF, 1.2MB]
Progress of the HIV Epidemic in Myanmar, 2007
Wiwat Peerapatanapokin 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia & the Pacific, August 2007. [PDF, 198K]
Program Management Materials
Facilitator's Guide for Community Home Based Care Orientation Workshop in Myanmar
Myanmar Nurses Association, National AIDS Program, UNAIDS, UNICEF, WHO, 2003. [PDF, 342K]
Strengthening of Home Based Care in Myanmar: Implementation Guide for Establishment of Community Home Based Care in Pilot Areas in Myanmar
Myanmar Nurses Association, National AIDS Program, UNAIDS, UNICEF, WHO, July 2001. [PDF, 201K]
National Organizations
Myanmar Ministry of Health
HIV/AIDS Web Sites
HIV Information for Myanmar
HIV Information for Myanmar [him] is published in memory of Hla Htut Lwin and contains resources, links, and commentary on regional issues and news related to HIV.