The Union's work in South-East Asia
Between January 2018 and March 2020, The Union’s Project Axshya has facilitated the identification and testing of 730,000 people with presumptive TB, and the project provided sputum collection and transportation services to 320,000 people, resulting in 20,000 patients being diagnosed with TB.
Through its Integrated HIV Care (IHC) Programme, The Union Office in Myanmar currently provides services to nearly 34,000 People Living with HIV, more than 33,400 of which are taking antiretroviral treatment.
The Union's Offices
The Union South-East Asia Office was The Union’s first region office, located in India. The Union Office in Myanmar located in Mandalay provides HIV and TB-HIV programmes.
Members of The Union South-East Asia Region
The Union is divided into seven regions to provide a platform for addressing lung health and related issues from a regional perspective. This structure offers members opportunities to network with colleagues who face the same regional challenges and contributes to The Union's deep understanding of local issues.
The Union South-East Asia Region is made up of more than 400 organisations and individuals.
UNION NEWS FROM THE South-East ASIA REGION
On Wednesday 30 December, Union Grantee, the Indonesian Children Protection Agency (LPAI), met virtually with the Coordinating Minister…
To ensure that scientific research of immediate concern is shared as rapidly as possible, The Union is fast-tracking accepted articles…
Located in northwest Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtoonkwhaa (KP) has traditionally been known as one of the country’s most important tobacco…
Spearheaded by The Union, two Indonesian cities are simultaneously tackling the COVID-19 virus and tobacco control violations by embedding smokefree monitoring into sanitation inspections.
Union experts co-author an important new study “Tobacco imagery in entertainment media: evolution of tobacco-free movies and television programmes rules in India.”
“I love to see the impact we have on the people we serve. It is a great source of inspiration and motivation for me.”
Kyi Pyar Soe is Communications Officer for The Union Office in Myanmar. Her interest in tuberculosis (TB), HIV and infectious…