Cross-border migration and HIV vulnerability in the Thai-Myanmar border Sangkhlaburi and Ranong

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  • Thailand,
  • Sangkhlaburi.,
  • Ranong (Province)


  • HIV infections -- Thailand -- Sangkhlaburi.,
  • HIV infections -- Thailand -- Ranong (Province),
  • Immigrants -- Health and hygiene -- Thailand -- Sangkhlaburi.,
  • Immigrants -- Health and hygiene -- Thailand -- Ranong (Province)

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StatementSupang Chantavanich ... [et al.].
ContributionsSuphāng C̆hanthawānit., C̆hulālongkōnmahāwitthayālai. Sūn Wi c̆hai Kānyāithin Hāeng Ēchīa.
LC ClassificationsRA643.86.T5 C76 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6812539M
LC Control Number00280207

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[et al. ]] on Author: Supang Chantavanich. [et al. 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.

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Singh Department of Mathematical Demography and Statistics International Institute for Population Sciences Govandi Station Road, Deonar, Mumbai : S. Singh, A. Siddhanta. abilities associated with migration and HIV and AIDS. Given the interest in exploring vulnerabilities related to migration and HIV along a continuum from source, through transit to destination, this Background Note presents findings from Nepali and Bangladeshi migrants as they move through this continuum.

This study provides an assessment of HIV vulnerabilities and access to HIV health-care services among key affected populations that live or work along the economic corridor between Myawaddy and Kawkareik.

The research targets migrants, female sex workers, men who have sex with men and people who use drugs. Between August and Octoberthe International Organization for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), conducted a behavioural surveillance survey among farm workers living and working in the South African border region with Size: 3MB.

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A major high risk profile for HIV/AIDS among Myanmar migrants emerged within the study, the undereducated year old blue collar worker with moderate knowledge of HIV/AIDS. Associations between socio-demographic factors, HIV/AIDS knowledge and the risk behaviors: visiting sex workers, alcohol consumption and drug use were analyzed and Cited by: 6.

The multi-faceted relationship between migration and HIV is a critical link to infection and the sexual networks that occur with migration are known to expand the spread of the disease, intersect with cultural and social mores, as well as human rights, and increase vulnerability for migrants, sex workers, and families at by: 1.

Abstract. The objective of this paper was to identify factors related to the use of HIV testing among cross border migrants in Thailand. Two measures of vulnerability (social integration and legal/economic status) as well as HIV knowledge, risk behaviour, and demographic factors were tested for association with HIV by: 4.

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including issues that are often ignored in the migration-development debate like migration and food security and migration and vulnerability to HIV. The book argues that the development and poverty reduction potential of migration is. There has been substantial HIV-related research in migrant populations in Southeast Asia overall, but a recent systematic literature review found an underrepresentation of studies in Thailand and Myanmar (Weine & Kashuba, ), and relatively little is known about the large number of migrant Shan living in Thailand (Grundy-Warr and Yin,Guadamuz et al.,Latt, Cited by: 3.

Vulnerability to HIV & AIDS: A Social R esearch on Cross Border Mobile Populations from Nepal to India This section presents a brief analysis of the demographic char acteristics of the migrants. Cross-border health issues.

expand all. collapse all. Individual Documents. Title: Border Health (Thailand - Myanmar) Description: The Meeting on Development of Health Collaboration along Thailand-Myanmar Border areas: Five Presentations on Situation on Migrants and Six Report on Selected Health Problems/Activities along the border.

Source. Description: Mission statement: Mission: The Mae Tao Clinic (MTC) is a health service provider and training centre, established to contribute and promote accessible quality health care among displaced Burmese and ethnic people along the Thai-Burma border.

In addition to the comprehensive services provided at its onsite facilities, MTC also promotes general health. LINKING MIGRATION, HIV/AIDS AND URBAN FOOD SECURITY IN SOUTHERN AND EASTERN AFRICA.

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Bangkok – Myanmar nationals benefit from labour migration to Thailand but need more protection to reduce their vulnerability to abuse and exploitation, according to preliminary findings from a flow monitoring survey conducted by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, on the Thai-Myanmar border.

Between June and August IOM surveyed 4, incoming and. Her past research focused on the social impacts of hiring migrant labour in Thailand, cross-border migration and HIV vulnerability, migrant children in.

As part of the effort, a meeting entitled “Thailand–Myanmar Collaborative Workshop on Disease Surveillance Prevention and Control at the Border Areas” has been held at. However, the absence of a regionally accepted policy aimed at regulating migration means that illegal cross-border migration will carry on being a problem in the region and unfortunately the absence of policies aiming at spurring collective regional economic growth means illegal cross-border migration will increase in the years to : Victor H.

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Aroundpeople were living with HIV in Myanmar (Burma) in In the same year, an estimated 7, people died from AIDS-related illnesses.1 However, increased antiretroviral treatment coverage has seen the number of people dying of AIDS-related illnesses fall by a third since The number of new HIV infections has also fallen by a similar proportion during.

Mobile Populations. Behavioral Change. Condoms. Health Services. Social Services. Transmission. STIs. 7 Lesotho and Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Risk Assessments at Cross-Border and Migrant Sites in Southern Africa. • Ladybrand (Maseru Bridge) is a predominantly white town about 10 kilometers from Maseru Bridge.

• Wepener (Van Rooyens Gate) is File Size: KB. The ongoing failure to address the root political causes of migration and poor health in eastern Burma, coupled with the many barriers to accessing health programs in Thailand by undocumented migrants, particularly the Shan, virtually guarantees Thailand's inability to sustainably control many infectious disease entities, especially along her borders with by: The Migration of Thai Women to Germany: Causes, Living Conditions and Impacts for Thailand and Germany (English and Thai) Supang Chantavanich: Cross-border Migration and HIV Vulnerability in the Thai-Myanmar Border, Sangkhlaburi and Ranong (English and Thai) Resettlement of Displaced Persons on the Thai-Myanmar Border: Taxonomy: View Taxonomy Associations: 52 Book Chapter.

Desk Review. Linked spaces of vulnerability: HIV risk amongst migrant Dai women and their left-behind husbands in Southwest China. Management of Cross-border Migration: Thailand as a Case of Net Immigration. Authors: Y. One is increased vulnerability to HIV infection, particularly along transport corridors and cross-border areas.

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The book argues. "The objective of the HVI pilot study conducted in Lesotho, Swaziland and Zimbabwe was to further develop and test the HVI as a statistical tool for quantifying household vulnerability resulting from shocks such as HIV and AIDS.

In Thailand’s northwestern Tak province, contextual conditions along the border with Myanmar pose difficulties for TB control among migrant populations. Incomplete surveillance data, migrant patient mobility, and loss to follow-up make it difficult to estimate the TB burden and implement effective TB control measures.

This multi-methods study examined tuberculosis, Cited by: 2. It is in this context, that the Thailand–Myanmar border became a space of refuge for hundreds and thousands of people, materialised in a dense network of local and international humanitarian organisations and civil society groups covering many domains on both sides of the border.

Anne Décobert’s book, The Politics of Aid to Burma: a.Cross-border movements are at an all-time high across the region and internal migration is at record levels. The implications of greater mobility for areas of origin and destination have not been systematically explored. Migration is most often seen as a negative phenomenon, a result of increased poverty and the failure of development.

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