POLICIES December 27, 2009

Asia Regional Consultation on MSM HIV/AIDS Care and Support

The word “crisis” is so overused and yet it is difficult to use any other word or phrase to describe the state of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men and transgender persons. Some three decades into the global AIDS response, the epidemic’s spread among these long marginalized and neglected populations is rapidly escalating and currently represents …

RESEARCH May 1, 2009

Global Consultation on MSM and HIV/AIDS Research

The Global Consultation on MSM and HIV/AIDS Research and this report of proceedings represent only the first steps in a collaborative and ongoing process that will continue to unfold in the months and years ahead. In planning for the event, amfAR neither intended nor expected that the meeting and report would provide definitive answers to the myriad pressing questions surrounding …

REGIONAL September 12, 2008

Second country consultation and training meeting on male sexual health in Myanmar

HIV/AIDS has become a national priority in Myanmar, as one of three priorities communicable diseases identified by the Ministry of Health. In South-East Asia, Myanmar, as well as Thailand and Cambodia, have been identified by UNAIDS as the three highest priority countries. UNAIDS 2004 estimates for the number of HIV positive individuals in Myanmar range from 170,000 to 620,000 (out …