Posts Categorized: Myanmar

AHF Strongly Condemns Violence Against Rohingya in Rakhine State, Myanmar

YANGON, MYANMAR (January 10, 2017) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) strongly condemns violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. As a global humanitarian organization, with operations in 39 countries, including Myanmar, we are committed to providing compassionate medical care to all people affected by HIV/AIDS regardless of ethnicity or religious creed. Since August 2017,…

The Lancet Book Review: “Anyone Can Absolutely Change The World”

The Lancet, one of the oldest and best known medical journals in the world, recently published in its June issue a book review (PDF) of Righteous Rebels, the story of AHF’s bold history of activism.  Written by award-winning journalist Patrick Range McDonald, Righteous Rebels chronicles AHF’s unlikely rise from a feisty grassroots organization during the 1980s AIDS crisis in Los Angeles…

New Community Testing Center Opens in Myanmar

AHF Senior Vice President Peter Reis, Asia Bureau Chief Dr. Chhim Saarath and Deputy Asia Bureau Chief Dr. Bao Yugang attended the opening ceremony of a new community testing center in Yangon, Myanmar on March 29. AHF Myanmar will operate the new center in collaboration with Myanmar’s Ministry of Health and Myanmar Highway Freight Transport…