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Myanmar Fertility and Reproductive Health Survey 2001: Detailed Analysis Report

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As recommended in the ICPD Programme of Action, the integration of population information or issues into the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all policies and programmes relating to sustainable development at international, regional and national level is not only highly desirable it is a must. Hence basic population data is needed to formulate and implement various development programmes of a country or a region. Generally, in most developing countries, there is not adequate population and related information and in some, there are gaps in population related data.

 

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Documenting the Progress of the 100% Targeted Condom Promotion Programme in Myanmar

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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is one of the priority diseases and a disease of national concern in the National Health Plan of Myanmar. The National AIDS Programme (NAP), the responsible body for prevention and control of HIV/AIDS in Myanmar, is composed of forty AIDS/STD prevention and control teams nationwide. The general objective of the NAP is to increase the awareness and perception of HIV/AIDS in the community by promoting access to information and education leading to behavioural change and adoption of a healthy lifestyle.

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Behaviour Change Communication Master Plan for Reproductive Health

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Behaviour Change Communication is an integral component of UNFPA's Special Programme of Assistance in Myanmar. The Programme was launched in 2002, and as the first UNFPA multi-year programme in Myanmar, will cover the period from 2002 to 2005. 

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Myanmar Reproductive Health Baseline Community Survey 2002

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The purpose of the 2002 Reproductive Health Baseline Community Survey is to obtain detailed baseline information on the level of knowledge & practice of the communities on the various aspects of reproductive health in the townships.

 

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Myanmar Fertility and Reproductive Health Survey 2001: Preliminary Report

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The 2001 Fertility and Reproductive Health Survey (FRHS) is the third survey to obtain detailed information on demography and reproductive health in Myanmar. The first survey was 1991 Population Changes and Fertility Survey (PCFS) and the second was the 1997 FRHS.

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An Evaluation of the Myanmar Birth Spacing Project

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UNFPA provided US$3.6 million over 1996 to 1999 to help Myanmar expand its birth spacing (BS) services, not oniy in terms of additional sites (from 20 townships in 1995 to 72 in 1996), but also in terms of additional types of contraceptives (pills, injectables, IUDs and condoms). An external Evaluation Team was asked to assess progress to date in strengthening local capacity to do this. The team examined the five major targets of this capacity-building strategy: 1) training; 2) information, education and communication (IEC); 3) service delivery; 4) management information; and 5) project management. The evaluation was conducted between mid-September and mid-October 1999.

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A Reproductive Health Needs Assessment in Myanmar (1999)

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This report contains the findings and recommendations in a holistic view, which will be incorporated into the country’s reproductive health programme.  While this study focused on a situation analysis of reproductive health and its needs, it affirms the critical, as well as essential role, of reproductive health in Myanmar's development. 

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