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Background History 2002

Antiretroviral treatment started by MSF – Holland in Yangon


MSF – Holland’s Pilot program

Objectives - to build up independent Self Help Group - to encourage and support the existing SHGs

Activities - Monthly gathering at all clinics - Volunteering at clinics - forming SHGs in all projects

2005 Aug


5 Oct

Objectives  To give the social and moral support to PLHIVs  To attain economic independence  To achieve Positive Living

2012 Reg. no. 2003 at Ministry of Home Affair

Activities Four Programs  Social support program  Care and support program

 Income generation program  Fund raising, Awareness & Networking

Care & Support Program At the beginning (2006 in Webergi Hospital) • Phoenix organized the volunteer caregivers (500 Kyats / day for TA) • Few months later, MSF-H supported meals to phoenix hospital caregivers • Phoenix helped only MSF-H patients

Care & Support Program Since 2008 • Phoenix caregivers for other organizations and SHGs (Yangon) With following criteria  Patient must have referral letter or Phoenix’s request form  No one caring  Poor economy status  HIV or TB/HIV patient (Max; 10 per day at Mingalardon Hosipital and sometime at Central Women Hospital and others)

• 2012 Public Private Partnership for Heath (PPPH) Project with Int’l HIV/AIDS Alliance in Myanmar

Request form for caregiver

Currently, 17 Caregivers in Mingalardon Hospital

Care and support

During (2006 -2012) No. of Patients In Hospital – 1400 Funeral service – 283 During (2010 -2012) In Shelter – 518 PPPH project (2012 May) ART – 130 Nutrition – 243 times (17 patients/quarter)

Phoenix shelter for patients, in Hlaing Tharyar Township.

Associates of Phoenix Phoenix (Yangon) Phoenix (Shwe Pyithar) Phoenix (Myitkyina) Phoenix (Waimaw) Phoenix (Moekaung) Phoenix (Bamaw) Phoenix (Tarmakhant) Phoenix (Pharkant) Phoenix (Lashio) Phoenix (Muse) Phoenix (Kyaik Latt)

Thank You ! Thiha Kyaing Head of Organization

Phoenix Association 09 505 9172

Social Support for Patients and Familes  

This presentation was made by the Phoenix Associateion (Yangon) at the Myanmar drug-resistant TB symposium: Turning the Tide on TB.

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