Overview

CHAI began work in Myanmar in 2013, supporting the government in its efforts to establish a robust health system to deliver quality, equitable health services. In addition to helping reduce the burden of tuberculosis (TB) and malaria in the country, CHAI worked with the government to improve access to diagnosis and treatment for HIV and helped it to create an inventory management system for the National AIDS Program.

Today, we are working with the Ministry of Health and partners to tackle new diseases such as hepatitis and ensuring that women have the tools that they need to safely plan their families. We have helped significantly increase the number of infants diagnosed and treated for HIV, assisted the Ministry of Health in developing the tools to better track and treat TB to reduce the number of cases of deadly multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB), and are working with the government to build capacity to improve malaria surveillance and case management in support of its national plan to eliminate malaria by 2030.

Our Work

March 8, 2020

Women who inspire us: International Women’s Day 2020

At CHAI, our staff is our greatest asset. Our efforts are driven by the talent, creativity, and hard work of our people. This year, for International Women’s Day, we are highlighting several of the women who work at CHAI.

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July 28, 2018

Increasing affordable access to hepatitis C treatment and paving a path towards elimination

As we welcome another World Hepatitis Day, the global response to eliminate viral hepatitis as a public threat is accelerating. Viral hepatitis, consisting of hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV), affects more than 320 million people worldwide, with 90 percent of infections concentrated in low- and middle-income countries. The disease leads to significant liver...

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April 27, 2017

Strategic Planning for Malaria Elimination: The Crucial First Step

Bill and Melinda Gates’ call in 2007 for a global commitment to eradicate malaria increased enthusiasm and political will in countries throughout Latin America, southern Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region to help achieve this important goal. Many countries, including those with a high malaria burden, have in turn declared national goals of eliminating the disease...

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July 14, 2016

Decentralizing HIV testing and ART services in Myanmar

In Kanchin State, a remote part of northern Myanmar, 24 year-old U Dee Se has used heroin since the age of 18. Like many other people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in the area, throughout his drug use, he shared needles with friends, but was unconcerned about potentially contracting HIV. “My body was asking for the...

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March 8, 2020

Women who inspire us: International Women’s Day 2020

At CHAI, our staff is our greatest asset. Our efforts are driven by the talent, creativity, and hard work of our people. This year, for International Women’s Day, we are highlighting several of the women who work at CHAI.

Read More

July 28, 2018

Increasing affordable access to hepatitis C treatment and paving a path towards elimination

As we welcome another World Hepatitis Day, the global response to eliminate viral hepatitis as a public threat is accelerating. Viral hepatitis, consisting of hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV), affects more than 320 million people worldwide, with 90 percent of infections concentrated in low- and middle-income countries. The disease leads to significant liver...

Read More

April 27, 2017

Strategic Planning for Malaria Elimination: The Crucial First Step

Bill and Melinda Gates’ call in 2007 for a global commitment to eradicate malaria increased enthusiasm and political will in countries throughout Latin America, southern Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region to help achieve this important goal. Many countries, including those with a high malaria burden, have in turn declared national goals of eliminating the disease...

Read More

July 14, 2016

Decentralizing HIV testing and ART services in Myanmar

In Kanchin State, a remote part of northern Myanmar, 24 year-old U Dee Se has used heroin since the age of 18. Like many other people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in the area, throughout his drug use, he shared needles with friends, but was unconcerned about potentially contracting HIV. “My body was asking for the...

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