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Health care in Burma

© kasto/FotoliaEdited by Chris Beyrer
Conflict and Health

The papers presented here are among the core outcomes of the "Responding to Infectious Diseases in the Border Regions of South and Southeast Asia" conference hosted in January 2007.

This collection of articles has not been sponsored and articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Guest Editor declares no competing interests.

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  1. Mobile population groups are at high risk for contracting HIV infection. Many factors contribute to this risk including high prevalence of risky behavior and increased risk of violence due to conflict and war....

    Authors: Rukhsana Gazi, Alec Mercer, Tanyaporn Wansom, Humayun Kabir, Nirod Chandra Saha and Tasnim Azim
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:5
  2. Myanmar is experiencing an HIV epidemic documented since the late 1980s. The National AIDS Programme national surveillance ante-natal clinics had already estimated in 1993 that 1.4% of pregnant women were HIV ...

    Authors: Brian Williams, Daniel Baker, Markus Bühler and Charles Petrie
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2008 2:3
  3. Burma records the highest number of malaria deaths in southeast Asia and may represent a reservoir of infection for its neighbors, but the burden of disease and magnitude of transmission among border populatio...

    Authors: Adam K Richards, Linda Smith, Luke C Mullany, Catherine I Lee, Emily Whichard, Kristin Banek, Mahn Mahn, Eh Kalu Shwe Oo and Thomas J Lee
    Citation: Conflict and Health 2007 1:9