The Union's work in South-East Asia
Integrated HIV Care Programme - Myanmar
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.
The Union South-East Asia Office
C-6, Qutub Institutional Area
110016 New Delhi
Phone: (+91) 11 46 054 400
Phone: (+91) 11 46 054 430 / 429
The Union Office in Myanmar
Ma-10/41-42, 64th St, between 101st & 102nd St
Chan Mya Thar Zi
Phone: (+95)2 4071082
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 organisational and individual members.
UNION NEWS FROM THE South-East ASIA REGION
Air conditioners, airborne infection prevention and air pollution in buildings in New Delhi
COVID-19 and poor air quality is leading to increased use of mechanical ventilation, but the authors of this article question how effective these systems are in important buildings in India. The preprint is free to read.
Opportunities to prevent and manage undernutrition to amplify efforts to end TB
High rates of undernutrition are a key driver of the TB epidemic. In this mini review (to be published in the January issue of IJTLD) the authors highlight the need to do more to address undernutrition and its importance for public health. The preprint is free to read.
Impact of COVID-19 on TB detection in the private sector in Nepal
In this Correspondence accepted article for IJTLD, the authors found a 67.4% decrease in testing, a 66.9% decrease in bacteriologically confirmed (bac+) diagnosis and a 58.9% decrease in diagnosis of all forms TB. The preprint is free to read.
Karachi Commissioner Makes Commitment to Tobacco Control Enforcement and Pakistan Wins 2021 World No Tobacco Day Award
Earlier this week, Mr. Navid Ahmed Shaikh, Commissioner Karachi Division, directed his seven deputy commissioners to create district…