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Title: "Health Messenger" No. 25 -- special issue on HIV/AIDS
Date of publication: September 2004
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: What is AIDS? A Short Introduction (Health Messenger Team); Clinical Aspects of HIV/AIDS (Health Messenger Team)... PREVENTION: Transmission of HIV (Health Messenger Team); Empowering Community Change - HIV/AIDS Prevention (Mary Yetter, OXFAM UK)... FROM THE FIELD: The HIV/AIDS Situation in Burma (Zaw Winn, Chiang Mai); Women Empowerment and HIV/AIDS (Dr Padma, AMI Myanmar); Community Care for People with HIV/AIDS World Vision HIV/AIDS Programme in Ranong (Dr Win Maung, World Vision Ranong)... TREATMENT: Treatments for people with HIV/AIDS (Nicolas Durier, MSF France)... HEALTH EDUCATION: Counselling for HIV/AIDS (Health Messenger Team); Misconceptions about HIV/AIDS (Health Messenger Team in collaboration with Maw Maw Zaw); Thai Youth Action Programs (Owen Elias, Thai Youth Action Programmes); Non-transmission routes of HIV... SOCIAL: Alcohol Abuse and HIV/AIDS (Pam Rogers, CARE Project); Social Impact and Underlying Causes of HIV/AIDS Epidemics (Julia Matthews, Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children); CASE STUDY: IDUs and HIV: A Case study (Greg Manning)... INTERVIEW: An Interview with Honeymoon from KEWG (Health Messenger Team).
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 24 - Special Issue on Water and Sanitation
Date of publication: June 2004
Description/subject: SANITATION: Water Supply (Health Messenger Team); Appropriate Disposal of Excreta (Elisabeth Emerson,WHO); Disposal of Solid Waste, including Medical Waste (Elisabeth Emerson,WHO)... GENERAL HEALTH: Common Water-Related Diseases (Health Messenger Team)... TREATMENT: Practical Guidelines for Diarrhoea (Health Messenger Team)... PREVENTION: Rodent Control (Health Messenger Team)... FROM THE FIELD: AMI Water and Sanitation Activities in Dala (Health Messenger Team in Collaboration with AMI-Myanmar); INTERVIEW: Interview with Water Users (Health Messenger Team in Collaboration with AMI-Myanmar)... HEALTH EDUCATION: Water Disinfection By Sun (Health Messenger Team); The Prince of Dirty (Health Messenger Team in Collaboration with Partners).
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 23 -- Special Issue on Family Planning
Date of publication: March 2004
Description/subject: HEALTH EDUCATION: Why is Family Planning Important? (Elisabeth Emerson, WHO); What are the Different Contraceptive Methods? (Health Messenger Team)... INTERVIEW: Helping Clients to Make the Right Choice (Health Messenger Team in collaboration with PPAT)... TREATMENT: Advantages & Disadvantages of the Main Contraception Methods (Health Messenger Team); Norplant (Health Messenger Team in collaboration with PPAT)... SOCIAL: Misconceptions (Health Messenger Team); Mental Trauma (Health Messenger Team); Child Soldiers - A Global Overview (Health Messenger Team); Mental Trauma (Health Messenger Team); Chlld Soldiers - A Global Overview (Health Messenger Team)... GENERAL HEALTH: The Suitable Family Planning Methods According to Women’s Health (Health Messenger Team)... PREVENTION: The Situation of Male Involvement in Family Planning (Health Messenger Team).
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 22 -- Special Issue on Drug-related problems
Date of publication: December 2003
Description/subject: TREATMENT: Drugs used Along The Thai-Burma Border (Health Messenger Team in Collaboration with Willy De Maere, Free Clinic, Antwerp, Belgium); Methadone As Drug Substitution Therapy (Dr. Zaw Win, Yangon, Myanmar)... SOCIAL: Why do People use Drugs? (Health Messenger Team); Understanding Addiction (Pam Rogers, CARE Project)... GENERAL HEALTH: Drug Related Health Problems (Health Messenger Team in Collaboration with Willy De Maere, Free Clinic, Antwerp, Belgium)... HEALTH EDUCATION: HIV Volunteer Counselling and Testing (Kristian Olson, ARC International, Thomas S Durant Fellow in Refugee Medicine); The 5 Steps of Counselling for Drug Rehabilitation (Health Messenger Team)... PREVENTION: Harm Reduction Strategies For Injecting Drug Users (Willy De Maere, Free Clinic, Antwerp, Belgium) INTERVIEW: A Drug Demand Reduction Centre in a Remote Region of Shan State (Health Messager Team in collaboration with Dr. Sai Seng Tip, Drug Demand Reduction Specialist)... FROM THE FIELD: CARE (Community Addiction Recovery & Education) Project (Ko Lo Htoo and Law La Say, CARE Project).
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 21
Date of publication: September 2003
Description/subject: HEALTH EDUCATION: The Nervous System (Health Messenger); Meningitis (Health Messenger)... FROM THE FIELD: A Meningitis Epidemic in Nu Poh Camp (Health Messenger Magazine Team in Collaboration with AMI Thailand)... INTERVIEW: Interviews at Nu Poh Camp (Health Messenger)... CASE STUDY: A Case Study on Emergency Contraceptive (Health Provider, Reproductive Health Project, CARE/ Raks Thai Foundation)... SOCIAL: Teachers, Protect your Pupils Against Child Abuse! (Health Messenger).
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (792K)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 20 -- Special Issue on Emergency Preparedness and Response
Date of publication: June 2003
Description/subject: FROM THE FIELD: Flash flood in Mae Khong Kha camp... INTERVIEW: Interviews at Mae Khong Kha camp... SOCIAL: Floods and Landslides... PREVENTION: Community Contingency Plan; The role of the health workers in case of emergency; Fire Precautions ... TREATMENT: First Aid and Emergency... DIAGNOSIS: Rapid Health Assessment... SANITATION: Water improvements and diseases in emergencies... HEALTH EDUCATION: Mar Ni and Fire Out-Break.... Obese file undergoing treatment
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (27.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 19 -- Special Issue on Reproductive Health
Date of publication: March 2003
Description/subject: SOCIAL: Sexual and Gender-based violence (SGBV) (Health Messenger Team in collaboration with Ruth Margerison, Consultant with UNHCR)... FROM THE FIELD: Frequently Asked Questions About Domestic Violence. (Domestic Violence, Peggy Bacon, Ph.D. and Jack McCarthy, Ph.D. Burma Border Projects); A story of Sexual and Gender-based Violence (Baik Lay, Karen Women Organization-Health Messenger)... TREATMENT: Medical Treatment of Rape (Health Messenger Team, Based on the BBG 2003 by Dr. Ann Burton, IRC); Medical Treatment of Unsafe Abortion (Julie Price, Cynthia Maung, Naw Sophia, Tara Sullivan, and Naw Dah, Mae Tao Clinic)... CASE STUDY: Unsafe Abortion and its Prevention: Who cares? (Suzanne Belton, PhD Candidate, B Soc Sc [Hons])... MATERNITY & CHILD HEALTH: Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS (MTCT) (Health Messenger); Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby (Andrea Menefee, Nutritionist, Burmese Border Consortium)... HEALTH EDUCATION: Let's Raise our Children for a Better Future (Health Messenger).
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
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Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 18
Date of publication: November 2002
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: The Endocrine System (Health Messenger); Diseases of the Thyroid Gland (Health Messenger); Congenital Malaria (Rose McGready, SMRU)... CASE STUDY: Chronic Diseases: A Case of Hyperthyroidism (Dr. Cecile Barbou Des Courieres, AMI)... FROM THE FIELD: Nutrition Survey in Mae La Camp & Camp # 2 (Andrea Menefee, BBC); Filariasis Screening in Mae Khong Kha Camp (Kyi Htwe & Marie-Theres Benner, Malteser Germany (MHD)); Measles Epidemic in Mae La Camp (MSF Team, Mae La 1)... HEALTH EDUCATION: Balanced Nutrition for Proper Growth of Children (Health Messenger).
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (811K)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 17 -- Special Issue on Landmines
Date of publication: August 2002
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: Overview of Landmine Problems in Myanmar (Michiyo Kato &Yeshua Moser-Puangswan, NIV SEA); Basic Information about Landmines (Htun Htun Oo, TCFB); Trauma Care Foundation Burma (Htun Htun Oo, TCFB); Chain of Survival (Htun Htun Oo, TCFB); Mine Injuries and Their Management (Htun Htun Oo, TCFB)... FROM THE FIELD: Orthopaedic Programme of the ICRC-Myanmar (Marco Emery, ICRC, Myanmar); Data Collection on Mine Victims and the Impact of Landmines (Christophe Tiers, HI); Mental Health Assessment among Refugees in Three Camps in Mae Hong Son, Thailand (Dr. Ann Burton, IRC)...HEALTH EDUCATION: Mine Awareness (Christophe Tiers, HI); Eight Reasons to Ban Landmines (Christophe Tiers, HI)... SOCIAL: Real life stories (Christophe Tiers, HI).
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (963K)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 16 -- Special Issue on Malaria
Date of publication: May 2002
Description/subject: FROM THE FIELD: Participatory Learning and Action for Community-Based Malaria Control (James Hopkins, Kenan Institute Asia)... GENERAL HEALTH: Population Movement and Malaria (Dr. Naw Nhai. M, SMRU); Fake Artesunate in Southeast Asia : A Murderous Trade (Stephane Proux, S.M.R.U)...MATRERNITH & CHILD HEALTH: Malaria in Pregnancy : Important Issues (Dr. Rose McGready, SMRU); Diagnosis of Malaria (Sarika Pattanasin. Lab technician, S.M.R.U.)... CASE STUDY: The Problem of Presumptive Diagnosis and Treatment of Malaria (Lucy Phaipun, SMRU); Important Issues Regarding Treatment of Malaria in Small Children (Lucy Phaiphun, SMRU)...HEALTH EDUCATION: The Importance of Completing Anti-malarial Treatment (Mya Ohn, Medic, SMRU); Daw Shwe Mi's Lessons (Mya Ohn, Medic, SMRU).
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 15 -- Special Issue on Rabies, Typhoid Fever
Date of publication: February 2002
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: Typhoid Fever (Health Messenger); Rabies (Health Messenger); Management of dog bites (Dr. Liz Ashley, SMRU)... FROM THE FIELD: Typhoid epidemic in Tham Hin camp (Dr. Danielle Stewart, MSF); Death of Naw Wa Wa (Health Messenger); Knowledge, Attitude and Practice regarding HIV infection among Burmese Migrant Workers in Mae Sot (Dr. Thein Myint (Member of BMA), Health Program Director, NHEC); From the Field (Nipaporn Intong, ARC International)...PREVENTION: Prevention of Rabies (Contribution by Elisabeth Emerson, WHO)... INTERVIEW: Community Agriculture and Nutrition Workers’ Project: An Interview with David Saw Wah (Health Messenger); Agriculture training in Nu Po Camp (Health Messenger)...SOCIAL: World AIDS Day in the Camps (From KEWG, IRC and ARC); The winning poem: Prevention is the best way to deter AIDS...HEALTH EDUCATION: Mo Mo and Bubu (Health Messenger).
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 14 -- Special Issue on Dengue
Date of publication: December 2001
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: Dengue in The South East Asia Region : Focus on Thailand and Myanmar (With contribution by Elisabeth Emerson, WHO); Overview of Dengue Fever (Health Messenger); Aedes: the vector of Dengue (Health Messenger)...PREVENTION: Prevention of Dengue Fever (Nipaporn Intong, ARC and Christine Harmston, BRC)...FROM THE FIELD: First International Conference on Dengue and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF), Chiang Mai, Thailand (With contribution by Elisabeth Emerson, WHO); DHF Epidemic in Tham Hin Camp (Dr. Danielle Stewart, MSF)...SANITATION: Anti-Vectorial Response in Case of Dengue Fever Outbreak (René Collard, MSF)... INTERVIEW: Interviews at Tham Hin Camp (Health Messenger)... CASE STUDY: The case of Maung Maung Soe (Dr. Danielle Stewart, MSF)... HEALTH EDUCATION: The Wise Rabbit (Health Messenger).
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2014


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 13
Date of publication: June 2001
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: Lymphatic System (Health Messenger); Lymphatic Filariasis (Health Messenger)... FROM THE FIELD: Workshop in the Camps (Health Messenger); The Dangers of Self-medication (Dr. Arnaud Jeannie, MSF, Mae Sot); SANITATION: Sanitation and Waste Management in Nu Po Camp (Nipaporn Intong, ARC)... PREVENTION: Nutrition Education for a Healthy Community - Preventing Nutrient Deficiencies (Andrea Menefee, BBC); MATERNITY AND CHILD CARE: Care of the Mother after Delivery: Normal Postnatal Care (Dr. Rose Mc Gready, SMRU)... PREVENTION: Nutrition Education for a Healthy Community - Preventing Nutrient Deficiencies (Andrea Menefee, BBC)... SANITATION: Sanitation and Waste Management in Nu Po Camp (Nipaporn Intong, ARC)... FROM THE FIELD: Workshop in the Camps (Health Messenger); The Dangers of Self-medication (Dr. Arnaud Jeannie, MSF, Mae Sot).
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (680K)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 12 -- Special Issue on Dental Health
Date of publication: March 2001
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: The Tooth: Structure & Development (Health Messenger); Common Dental Problems (Health Messenger); Scrub Typhus (Health Messenger)...HEALTH EDUCATION: Dental Care and Children (Health Messenger); The Tale of Thaung's Teeth (Health Messenger)... PREVENTION: Dental Health Promotion (Andrea Menefee, BBC); Prevention of Difficult Pregnancies (Health Messenger)... SOCIAL: Global Gathering to Achieve Health for All (Christine Harmston, BRC); CASE STUDY: The Case of Mi Pakow Son (Saikamer Non, MSF)... FROM THE FIELD: Dental Activity Report (Tham La Sey & Marie-Therese Benner, Malteser Hilfsdienst Germany, MHD).
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 11 -- Special Issue on Alcoholism
Date of publication: December 2000
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: Alcohol and Alcoholism (Health Messenger); Physical Effects of Alcohol (Dr. Jonathan Nield, MSF); Psychological Effects Of Alcohol Consumption (Philip Galvin, BBC); Liver (Health Messenger); Alcoholic Liver Disease (Health Messenger); Drink, Drank, Drunk (Pam Rogers, Addiction Therapist, Canada)... HEALTH EDUCATION: Alcohol Catches You (Melanie Meardi, WEAVE)... FROM THE FIELD: Alcohol Drinking in Nu Poh Camp (Win Win Yi, ARC, Nu Poh Camp)...TREATMENT: Managing Alcohol Poisoning (Health Messenger)... INTERVIEW: People and Alcohol (Nipaporn Intong, ARC).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (987K)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 10
Date of publication: September 2000
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: Cancer (Health Messenger); High Blood Pressure (Health Messenger)... PREVENTION: Preventing Cancer (Andrea Menefee, IRC Mae Hong Son)... MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH: Menopause (Health Messenger); Contraception:Giving The Oral Contraceptive Pill (Suzanne Belton)... CASE STUDY: Brave Little Moe Moe (Dr. Seerat Nasir, Health Messenger)... FROM THE FIELD: Condom Promotion In Nu Poh Camp (Nipaporn Intong, ARC)... HEALTH EDUCATION: Little Cat A Daung (Gordon Sharmars, WEAVE).
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 9 -- Special Issue on STDs and HIV
Date of publication: June 2000
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: STD and HIV/AIDS in Thailand and Myanmar (Dr. Ying-Ru Lo, WHO, Mrs. Laksami Suebsaeng, WHO); Syndromic Management Appoach : An Effective Way to STD Case Management (Health Messenger); Neonatal Conjunctivitis (Dr. Jerry Vincent, IRC); An introduction to HIV/AIDS (Health Messenger); HIV/AIDS Transmission and Non-Transmission Routes (Andrea Menefee, IRC); AIDS NEWS (Health Messenger)... SOCIAL: The link between STDs and HIV/AIDS: the medical and social causes (Health Messenger); Health and Human Rights (Christine Harmston, BRC)... DIAGNOSIS: Syndromic approach to identifying common STDs (Dr. Rose McGready, SMRU)... HEALTH EDUCATION: Counseling, Information and Partner notification for STD patients (Dr. Rose McGready, SMRU); SawPaing and Nan Wai (Gordon Sharmar, WEAVE)... MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH: Children and HIV/AIDS (Health Messenger)... FROM THE FIELD: The Karen Education Working Group (Ms. Honey Moon, KEWG)... PREVENTION: Prevention (Dr. Rose McGready, SMRU).
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 8
Date of publication: March 2000
Description/subject: Obese file undergoing treatment
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (13.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 7 -- Special Issue on Tuberculosis
Date of publication: December 1999
Description/subject: Obese file undergoing treatment
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (15.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 6
Date of publication: September 1999
Description/subject: GENERAL HEALTH: Fever; The Skeletal System; Fractures... DIAGNOSIS: Physical Examinations... MATERNITY & CHILD HEALTH: Naw Mu’s Case.
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (693K)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 5
Date of publication: June 1999
Description/subject: Obese file undergoing treatment
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (10.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 4
Date of publication: February 1999
Description/subject: Obese file undergoing treatment
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (6.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 3
Date of publication: January 1999
Description/subject: Obese file undergoing treatment
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (10.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 2
Date of publication: December 1998
Description/subject: Medical Dictionary (F-H); How About Worms?; Soil-transmitted worms; Blood; ABO blood groups; Blood Constituents and their functions; The Male Reproductive Organs; The female reproductive 0rgans; Menstrual Cycle; Case study.
Language: Burmese, English
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (784K)
Date of entry/update: 20 January 2005


Title: "Health Messenger" Issue 1
Date of publication: November 1998
Description/subject: Distance Learning Health Magazine...Drug Administration; Medical Dictionary (A-E); Medicine Within Reach of Everyone; The Body's Absorption of Alcohol and Oxidation; Alcoholism; Basic Examination of the Mouth; Lower Jaw Joint Disease; Furuncle of the Nasal Vestibule; Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever - (D.H.F.); Classical Dengue; Differentiation of Classical Dengue and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever; Platelet and Thrombocytopenia; Auscultation of the Heart; The Mother's Health Care After Childbirth; Nursing and Caring For Those Who are Dying.
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: Aide Medicale Internationale (AMI)
Format/size: pdf (315K)
Date of entry/update: 20 January 2005