Myanmar

(Burma)

Myanmar

ICAP is working with the Ministry of Health and Sports to accelerate the national HIV response progress towards achieving global targets with a special focus on key populations through new policies and guidelines; strategies for national and sub-national operations; reduction of stigma and structural barriers in the health system; and health worker trainings and tools to improve patient care.

Projects

Current

Programmatic Support AwardDistricts (or national):National

 

Completed

Global TADistricts (or national):National

Implementation and Evaluation of Key Population Friendly HIV Services at AIDS/STD Public Facilities in Yangon Region, MyanmarDistricts (or national):Yangon

Strengthening AIDS Service Delivery in MyanmarDistricts (or national):National

ICAP IN Myanmar

 

Program Start
  • 2014
Key Technical Areas
  • Capacity Building of Health Workforce

  • HIV Care and Treatment

  • HIV Testing and Counseling

  • Key / Priority Populations

  • Implementation Science / Operations Research

  • Laboratory Support

  • Monitoring & Evaluation / SI

  • PrEP

Current Funders
  • PEPFAR / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

COUNTRY representative

Khin Nyein Chan, MD, M.Sc.

 

Dr. Khin Nyein Chan is ICAP’s country director in Myanmar. In this role, she leads the provision of technical assistance and implementation support to the Ministry of Health and Sports to strengthen health systems for expanding high-quality HIV prevention, care and support, strengthening laboratory system and strategic information, at national, regional, district and the facility levels. She has over 15 years of extensive experience in public health and expertise in clinical operations and management of HIV and TB/MDRTB in resource-limited settings.

Dr. Chan has worked closely with National AIDS and TB programs, Drug Dependency Treatment and Research Unit in Myanmar, as well as WHO, UN agencies and INGO/NGO partners. Previously, she worked with MSF in Myanmar as the medical coordinator of the country’s largest HIV treatment program. She received her medical degree from University of Medicine, Yangon (Myanmar), and her M.Sc. Public Health from the University of Bedfordshire, UK.

jobs in myanmar

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