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UNAIDS (The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS)

Websites/Multiple Documents

Description/subject: UNAIDS Homepage
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Individual Documents

Title: UNAIDS Epidemiological fact sheet on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (2004 Update)
Date of publication: 2004
Description/subject: Assessment of the epidemiological situation 2004 The national adult prevalence of HIV infection is between 1% to 2%. Myanmar is thus characterized as having a "generalized" epidemic. However, the spread of the HIV infection across the country is heterogenous varying widely by geographical location and by population sub group. HIV was introduced in Myanmar in mid-to-late 1980s and by the end of 2003, a cumulative 7,174 AIDS cases and 3,324 AIDS deaths have been reported. The male-to-female ratio among reported cases is 3.6:1. Among cases with known mode of transmission, 65% acquired infection by heterosexual route, 26% by injecting drug use, and 5% by contaminated blood.
Language: English
Source/publisher: UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS), WHO, UNICEF
Format/size: pdf (250K)
Alternate URLs: http://data.unaids.org/Publications/Fact-Sheets01
Date of entry/update: 28 April 2005

Title: MAP Report 2001: The Status and Trends of HIV/AIDS/STI epidemics in Asia and the Pacific
Date of publication: 04 October 2001
Description/subject: "HIV has been well established in Asia for many years. However, many countries have recorded relatively low rates of infection even in sub-populations with high-risk behaviour. At the time of the last MAP report on Asia from Kuala Lumpur in 1999, only Thailand, Myanmar, and Cambodia were reporting substantial nation wide epidemics, with a number of states in India and provinces in China also heavily affected. In the last two years, the picture has changed dramatically. Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Nepal and Vietnam, for example, have all registered marked increases in HIV infection in recent years, while in China, home to a fifth of the world's people, the infection seems to be moving into new groups of the population..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: MAP (Monitoring the Aids Pandemic)
Format/size: Download MS Word doc (688K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.thebody.com/content/art621.html
Date of entry/update: 04 January 2011