In 2014, AHF Myanmar’s first clinic opened in Yangon in collaboration with the Ministry of Health. AHF Myanmar provides HIV/AIDS related services at Mingaladon Hospital and Waibagi Specialist Hospital and provides ART drugs, laboratory services, and data and information management. AHF Myanmar also supported capacity building of hospital staff and organized advocacy meetings with parliamentarians for increased community testing and early treatment strategy.
the general population (aged 15 years and above). However, it remains relatively high in at-risk populations such as PWID, MSM and FSW. The epidemic in these subpopulations is driven primarily by high-risk sexual contact and the use of contaminated needles and syringes.
At World AIDS Day 2014, AHF Myanmar conducted community testing, health education and condom promotion services at market places and the Aung Mingala highway bus terminal.
In 2015, AHF Myanmar expanded to mobile VCT teams in conjunction with the National AIDS Program (NAP) for community testing, education of high risk population groups, and condom promotion. The organization worked with the NAP to increase access to ART for migrant workers in Thai-Myanmar border areas, as well as the China-Myanmar border areas. AHF Myanmar also works with local NGOs supporting their activities of HIV/AIDS care, treatment and prevention services.