Archive for August 22nd, 2007

HIV and AIDS in Myanmar

Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, is seen by many as reclusive. Its real HIV and AIDS situation is a mystery to most people, although Burmese officials claim that they are making progress in AIDS prevention. This claim is backed up by independent experts and AIDS researchers in the country, despite what some called its “unethical” abandonment by international AIDS organizations.At a discussion at the 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP), the participants…