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Male-to-male sex is illegal in Myanmar and there are no laws to protect MSM and transgender people from discrimination.
In Kalay and Tamu townships in Sagaing, and Minbya and Maungdaw townships in Rakhine, MSF teams distributed water and hygiene kits to reduce the risk of sanitation-related illnesses, and bed nets to prevent mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue fever, which are endemic in these areas.The Red Ribbon Award is the world’s leading award for innovative and outstanding community work in the response to the AIDS epidemic.The Help, Myanmar is working to change attitudes, reduce discrimination and improve access to HIV services. We are greatly encouraged for being recognized for helping MSMs and others in the community.In Monywa, Kalay and Tamu, MSF trained Ministry of Health staff and volunteers to clean up potential mosquito breeding sites such as flower pots and open water vessels with stagnant water, and provided door-to-door health advice on preventing dengue.Dengue rapid tests were donated to the Ministry of Health, whose staff was trained on how to use them.In Lin Haw, MSF opened a new clinic inside a local health facility.
Since September, teams have been running weekly mobile clinics providing basic healthcare at the market in Pang Yang.
The Help Myanmar’s efforts may also receive a boost following the recent appointment of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as UNAIDS Global Advocate for Zero Discrimination.
“She has many things to do, but we believe in her and we think she can make a difference,” said Phyo.
In late July, cyclone Komen caused major flooding in large parts of Myanmar.
It was the worst natural disaster in the country since cyclone Nargis in 2008.
Access to healthcare remained unacceptably limited for many people in northern Rakhine, due to the severe restrictions on movement imposed on the Rohingyas, and the stark absence of other national and international humanitarian organisations.