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Migration and HIV/AIDS in Thailand

International Organization for Migration

Migration and HIV/AIDS in Thailand

triangulation of biological, behavioural and programmatic response data in selected provinces

by International Organization for Migration

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Published by International Organization for Migration in Bangkok, Thailand .
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Pagination131 p. :
Number of Pages131
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Open LibraryOL25052537M
ISBN 109789744019837
LC Control Number2010436768

Findings of the Research-Action Migration and AIDS Project healthcare centres confirm the correlation between international mobility and AIDS cases. Thus, an investigation in the main health care facility for AIDS-infected patients in Senegal shows that 70 percent of them have a migration background in central and West African (Sow et al., ). According to a research entitled “Migration and HIV/AIDS in Thailand: Triangulation of biological, behavioural, and programmatic response data in selected provinces” it was revealed that the current mi-grant health information systems in Thailand offer a wide range of information about HIV/AIDS, but are insufficient and warrant Author: Smith Boonchutima, Suchitra Sukonthasab, Parichart Sthapitanonda.

CDC in Thailand. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established an office in Thailand in CDC Thailand works closely with the Royal Thai Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) and other partner organizations to address drug-resistant malaria, HIV, emerging infectious diseases, border health, and noncommunicable diseases.   The AIDS Crisis in Thailand When many think of places most devastated by the AIDS crisis, usually Sub-Saharan Africa first comes to mind. However, the disease also has spread to parts of South and Southeast Asia, where it is perhaps not as destructive, but still a major public health concern.

Transmitted Infection (STI) and HIV/AIDS. My report I will describe only the HIV/AIDS issue and the risk of migrants to HIV/AIDS and the rights of migrants to accessing to health care services. Current status of health (HIV/AIDS) in the global, GMS countries and Laos By the end of , estimated 33 million people in the world were living. Rare to few cases in other parts of Thailand, including other parts of Krabi Province and the cities of Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Koh Phangan, Koh Samui, and Phuket. None in the islands of Krabi Province (Koh Phi Phi, Koh Yao Noi, Koh Yao Yai, and Ko Lanta) and Pattaya City (see Map ).


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Migration and HIV/AIDS in Thailand by International Organization for Migration Download PDF EPUB FB2

The complex relationship between migration and the spread of infectious disease is well exemplified in the case of HIV and AIDS.

While South and South-West Asia has a low HIV prevalence (less than 1 per cent), it is the subregion with the second highest number of people infected with HIV after sub-Saharan Africa (UNDP and ILO ). Using available documents fromthis publication reviews and summarizes risks and vulnerabilities associated with HIV infection among cross-border migrants working in various labour sectors in Thailand.

It incorporates current laws and policies related to migrant labour and migrant health, as well as current STI/HIV-related programmes for migrants in Thailand. Migration and HIV/AIDS in Thailand: Triangulation of biological, behavioural and programmatic response data in selected provinces 2 This report is written by Nigoon Jitthai, Siriporn Yongpanichkul and Mandhana Bijaisoradat.

The opinions expressed in the report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the International. MIGRATION & HIV/AIDS IN THAILAND: A Desk Review of Migrant Labour Sectors 1.

INTRODUCTION Thailand is regarded as the epicentre for migration of foreign nationals in the Mekong region due to its prosperous economy when compared to its neighbours in the region. Thailand sees high levels of international migration;File Size: KB. 2 International Migration and HIV/AIDS of migrants report having sex at their destination, while only 10% indicated that they use condoms (4).

There are a multitude of conditions and factors that encourage the spread of HIV/AIDS among mobile populations, many stemming from the cultural transitions that are present during the migration Size: KB.

Forced Migration and Transmission of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections: Policy and Programmatic Responses: HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter November Therese McGinn, MPH, Columbia University Susan J. Purdin, MPH, RN, Columbia University Sandra Krause, MPH, BSN, Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children Rachel K.

Jones, MA, Women's Commission. ogical, behavioural and demographic variables. The model allows the evaluation of different sexual mixing patterns, variable transmission probabilities and incubation times.

Validity analysis was performed by generating antecedent HIV prevalence patterns among military recruits and pregnant women. Results:On the national level in Thailand we predict that the cumulative number of people in.

The relationship between the HIV/AIDS epidemic and migration was recognized by the United Nations during the General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS in June Paragraph 50 of the Declaration of Commitment stipulates that Member States should “[ b ] y ,File Size: KB.

2 Labour migration and HIV/AIDS in southern Africa HIV/AIDS in southern Africa Southern Africa is the epicentre of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Of the estimated 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS worldwide at the end ofsub-Saharan Africa accounts for million people3 (UNAIDS, ).

In some southern African countries more File Size: KB. AHF Thailand was established in with support from international, governmental, and local organizations.

The program focuses on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment/care for key affected populations (KAPs) including men who have sex with men (MSM), transgender people (TG), sex workers, and migrant workers in Bangkok, Maesod/Tak, Chonburi.

linkages between HIV/AIDS, population mobility and migration in Southern Africa. The workshop entitled “R esearch priority setting on HIV/AIDS, population mobility and migr ation in Southern Africa” w as held on 22 and 23 No vembe r in Cape T own, South Africa. Forty participants including researchers in the fields of migr ation and.

This paper describes the basic knowledge, attitudes and practices of the Myanmar migrant workers in Maha Chai, Samut Sakhon, Thailand related to HIV/AIDS prevention.

World Bank report says Thailand’s HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs should serve as a model Watch a video on fighting HIV/AIDS stigma in Thailand Health Condition: HIV/AIDS is one of the greatest threats to human health worldwide, with an estimated.

Migration and HIV/AIDS in South Africa Article (PDF Available) in Development Southern Africa 22(3) September with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Forced migration and HIV/AIDS in Asia: some observations The destitution of Burmese refugees in Thailand has led to widespread ‘survival sex’ which has driven the infection in that sub-region.

The sexual violence used as a weapon of war in Timor Leste, Central Asia, Sri Lanka and other conflicts has undoubtedly increased HIV risks.

Background. Thailand continues to attract an increasing number of migrant workers (MW) from neighboring countries including mainly Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos; however, little is known about the extent to which MWs from these countries have access to HIV prevention, treatment, and care by: 6.

Since HIV/AIDS was first reported in Thailand in1, adults had been infected as ofwithhaving died sinceThais were living with HIV/AIDS in In the adult prevalence of HIV was %. As ofThailand had the highest prevalence of HIV in Southeast Asia at percent, the 40th highest prevalence of nations.

Introduction. HIV/AIDS has been one of the most important global threats for decades. It has jeopardized not only human health but also countries’ economic growth and the well-being of society as a whole.1–3 Consequently, to effectively tackle the disease, a firm collaboration of medical and health systems research at all levels is required.4,5 The United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS Cited by: 3.

The man known as "Mr Condom" says Thailand faces new HIV/Aids crisis: 9, new cases a year, 80% from unsafe sex. "The government has fallen asleep at the wheel," on raising HIV/Aids awareness. Thailand's human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic is one of the most extensively documented of any developing country.

Thailand has made substantial progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS because of strategies and policies for prevention that were initially based on research and evaluation and then received the necessary level of Cited by:.

Known as Siam untilThailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been colonized by a European power. A bloodless revolution in led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy.

After the Japanese invaded Thailand inthe government split into a pro-Japan faction and a pro-Ally faction backed by the King.Visitors to Thailand’s red-light district should be aware that these areas have been associated with human trafficking.

A % condom program with sex workers has helped slow the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases; however, approximatelypeople were living with HIV/AIDS in Thailand in Thailand is the first country to effectively eliminate mother-to-child transmissions, with a transmission rate of less than 2%.

InThailand began to scale up PrEP in order to make it nationally available to people at high risk of HIV, making it a leader in the region. Thailand hopes to be one of the first countries to end AIDS by