HIV/AIDS and cross-border migration

a rapid assessment of migrant population along the Thai-Burma (Myanmar) border regions by Edna Oppenheimer

Publisher: Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok

Written in English
Published: Pages: 63 Downloads: 197
Share This


  • Thailand, Southern.
  • Subjects:

    • AIDS (Disease) -- Thailand, Southern.,
    • Burmese -- Health and hygiene -- Thailand, Southern.,
    • Immigrants -- Health and hygiene -- Thailand, Southern.
    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdna Oppenheimer, Matana Bunnag, and Aaron Stern.
      ContributionsMatana Bunnag., Stern, Aaron., Čhulālongkō̧nmahāwitthayālai. Sathāban ʻĒchīasưksā., Ford Foundation.
      LC ClassificationsRA643.86.T52 S686 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL148630M
      ISBN 109746374583
      LC Control Number99910050

  The history of humanity is also the history of migration, according to professor Harzig and colleagues. The original Homo sapiens migrated out of East Africa and spread slowly across the world (Harzig, , 8). Essentially, migration is the cross-border activity that individuals carry out in order to relocate for a number of potential purposes. Prevalence. The country faces a concentrated epidemic, and its very low HIV-prevalence rate is partly due to prevention efforts, focusing on men who have sex with men, female sex workers, and intravenous drug users. Four years before the disease's appearance in the country, the government implemented numerous prevention efforts targeting the above high-risk populations as well as migrant. In an era of increasing cross-border migration, there is a specific need to integrate migration-related issues into national TB research agendas. The objective of the present review is to provide a conceptual framework to guide countries in the development and operationalization of a migrant-inclusive TB research agenda.   The ‘migration with dignity’ policy is part of Kiribati’s long-term nation-wide relocation strategy. The cross-border labour migration scheme proposed by the Kiribati government is an example of a governmental response to climate-induced change, where the demographic focal point is at the individual or household level.

HIV/AIDS and STD prevention and national borders: information paper. View/ Open. Epdf (‎Kb)‎ and highlights the successful examples of practical work on AIDS prevention and development of the cross-border methods of prevention. MN14 | Population Movements and the Threat of HIV/AIDS Virus at the Bangladesh-India Border. Mohammad Jalal Uddin Sikder. By uncovering the realities that explain the nature of cross-border migration and sexual behaviour/habits of the migrants, this monograph seeks to understand to what extent these activities have an effect on their level. Oppenheimer E, Bunnag M, Stern A. HIV/AIDS and Cross-Border Migration: A Rapid Assessment of Migrant Population Along the Thai-Burma (Myanmar) Border Regions. Institute of Asian Studies Chulalongkorn University, Tangmunkongvorakul A, Musumari PM, Srithanaviboonchai K, et : Smith Boonchutima, Suchitra Sukonthasab, Parichart Satapitanonta. HIV/AIDS. Migration can disrupt migrants’ access to HIV services. Barriers include lower and late access to testing and care and fear of discrimination and deportation (). For example, there are documented cases of Central American migrants having their HIV services disrupted when they travel through Mexico to the United States ().

Mobile Populations. Behavioral Change. Condoms. Health Services. Social Services. Transmission. STIs.   When Internal Migration not possible, Cross-border Migration seemed the only salvation. The ultimate panacea of course to create MegaCities within, so the need for cross border migration is ended. But until then, enabling Migration rather than blocking it is humanity. MIGRATION PERHAPS AS CRITICAL A GOAL AS EDUCATION AND HEALTH.   African countries set to end HIV/AIDS through cross-border operations By Chukwuma Muanya, Assistant Editor (Head Insight Team, Science and Technology) 30 June | am. The relationship between migration, development and remittances in Lesotho has been exhaustively studied for the period up to This was an era when the vast majority of migrants from Lesotho were young men working on the South African gold mines and .

HIV/AIDS and cross-border migration by Edna Oppenheimer 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 ).

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. CROSS-BORDER MIGRATION AND HIV/AIDS VULNERABILITY AT THE THAI-CAMBODIA BORDER: [Supang Chantavanich.

[et al. ]] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Supang Chantavanich. [et al. Cross-border Migration and HIV/AIDS Vulnerability in the Thai-Myanmar Border: Sangkhlaburi and Ranong January Project: Asian Research Centre for Migration, Chulalongkorn University.

Cross-Border Migration an HIV/Aids Threat Ads By Google NAIROBI, 6 Dec (IRIN) - Somalia's HIV prevalence of about one percent is low, but the cross-border movement of people is causing an increase in infection rates, according to Dr Fernando Morales of.

risk of HIV/AIDS. A rise in migration globally poses a unique set of challenges in ensuring access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care for mobile populations. Ongoing humanitarian emergencies continue to play a role in exacerbating the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS.

Around the world, the International Organization for Migration (IOM). serve as a start of for cross - border referral system.

Georgian team mentioned following achievement during first ten months of implementation: Establishment/rebirth of HIV/AIDS Migration sub working group composed from Associates and active. 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. As HIV infection rates steadily decline globally, and with experts stating that the end of AIDS is within reach, special focus must be placed on vulnerable migrant populations to make sure the disease can be fully eradicated, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday to mark World AIDS Day.

Earlier this month, UNAIDS published its annual Gap report, drawing together global data on HIV/AIDS alongside information and analysis about the ‘people being left behind’ in the fight against the disease.

[1] Among the 12 groups it identifies as being most at risk of HIV transmission and facing barriers to treatment are international and internal migrants. Refugees, Immigrants and HIV/AIDS. rationalize their decision post-migration, this book draws on an innovative blend of statistical analysis and interviews with Bangladeshi migrant workers in.

Contents Chapter 1: Introduction 1 Introduction 1 Urbanization and Internal Migration 3 Cross-Border Migration 8 The HIV/AIDS Epidemic HIV/AIDS surveillance data are critical for monitoring epidemic trends, but can mask dynamic sub-epidemics, especially in vulnerable populations that under-utilize HIV testing.

Migration, Cross-border Mobility and Deportation. which emphasized the potential for cross-border transmission of HIV and STIs from north to south or vice versa Cited by:Edna Oppenheimer, ‎Matana Bunnag, ‎Aaron Stern, HIV/AIDS and Cross-Border Migration, →ISBN: Working Cross-Border It must be assumed that working cross-border to prevent the spread of HIV/.

Children crossing borders in search of HIV Treatment A new type of migration is taking place in Zimbabwe. While in the past people crossed the borders into South Africa and Botswana seeking work and fleeing from their repressive circumstances, now a silent migration of HIV-positive children seeking antiretroviral treatment (ART) is taking place.


HIV/AIDS and poverty in resource-poor settings. HIV/AIDS is both a manifestation of poverty conditions that exist, taking hold where livelihoods are unsustainable, and the result of the unmitigated impact of the epidemic on social and economic conditions.

HIV/AIDS is at the same time aFile Size: KB. Key words: Left behind women, cross border migration, Bangladesh, reproductive vulnerability, HIV & AIDS.

This study analyzes the range of vulnerabilities among the left behind women (LBW) and their coping strategies primarily focusing on Self Help Groups (SHGs).Author: S. Singh, A. Siddhanta. Construction Settings and Affected Communities Fund for Fighting HIV/AIDS in Asia and the Pacific, established with an initial contribution from the new jobs, and new and complex patterns of internal and cross-border migration.

These developments, however, can also have negative out. In this hypothetical simulation, students will take on the roles of key stakeholders as they negotiate a response to the increase in HIV/AIDS cases and cross-border tensions.

The exercise will develop skills in critical thinking, collaboration, problem-solving, persuasive communication, and global competence. Mexican Migrant Communities May Be on Verge of HIV/AIDS Epidemic (September ) Both Mexicans who migrate to the United States for work as well as many Mexican migrants returning home are increasingly engaging in high–risk behaviors that put these groups at heightened vulnerability to HIV infection—especially since they are often outside.

TREATMENT EXPERIENCES OF HIV POSITIVE TEMPORARY CROSS-BORDER MIGRANTS IN JOHANNESBURG: ACCESS, TREATMENT CONTINUITY AND SUPPORT NETWORKS Roseline Hwati A thesis submitted to the Faculty of Humanities, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in partial fulfilment of the degree of Master of Arts in Forced Migration Studies.

Title: HIV : Online Database of HIV/AIDS Policies for the Asia-pacific region D. Country Report: Myanmar 1. Country Profile 2. Migration and Mobility Internal Migration and Mobility Cross Border Migration and Mobility Trafficking of Women and Children Specific Migrant and Mobile Population Groups 3.

Typology of. HIV And Migration Health And Social Care Essay The AIDS epidemic was foremost recognized on June 5,in the United States when the s for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reported bunchs of Pneumocystis pneumonia caused by a signifier of Pneumocystitis carinii in five homosexual work forces in Los Angeles.

Lesotho and Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Risk Assessments at Cross-Border and Migrant Sites in Southern Africa 2 For the purposes of this study “sex worker” is defined as a person who accepts cash for sex on more than one occasion.

Prevalence. Timor-Leste is a low HIV-prevalence country with less than percent of the adult population estimated to be r, social factors such as massive social dislocation, cross-border migration, high unemployment, and a weak and limited health system could dramatically increase the spread of HIV infection.

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., ).

Somalia's HIV prevalence of about one percent is low, but the cross-border movement of people is causing an increase in infection rates, according to Dr Fernando Morales of the UN Children's Fund.

Most Batswana prefer life in their home country and choose cross-border migration on a temporary basis only for work, shopping, visiting family, or tourism. Since the s, Botswana has pursued an open migration policy enabling it to recruit thousands of foreign workers to fill skilled labor shortages.

Borders should be a special focus for HIV prevention efforts. Cross-border issues, including trafficking of women and drugs, and sexual exploitation and abuse at bor­der crossing points are all related to risks of HIV transmission.

Book traversal links for HIV/AIDS, security and conflict: new realities, new responses. Local and Municipal Responses to Cross-border Migration: Providing Services to Migrants Independent of Status Harald Bauder. This paper is part of the IOM Migration Research Leaders Syndicate’s contribution toward the Global Compact for Migration.

It is one of 26 papers that make up a consolidated Syndicate publication, which focuses to the needs of cross-border mobile populations in the migration cycle across two specific migration corridors4, with different strategies for each.

This innovative strategy was bolstered by evidence-based advocacy that included a series of consultations at national and regional levels around.Linking Migration, HIV/AIDS and Urban Food Security in Southern and Eastern Africa Section 1: Defining Dimensions Introduction This paper seeks to establish a background for understanding the complex and dynamic linkages between urbanization, migration, HIV/AIDS and urban food security in Southern and Eastern African (SEA).