Author information: Female sex myanmae in the country are one of the most affected populations, with high prevalence rates of both HIV and sexually transmitted infections STIs. A qualitative study was undertaken in Yangon at the end of to investigate the social and demographic features contributing to the transmission of HIV among female sex workers in urban Myanmar. Twenty-seven key myanmar new sex from the jewish hookup, non-government organisations NGOsmyanmar new sex non-government organisations INGOsprivate sector and myanmar new sex United Nations system agencies and 25 women currently working in the sex trade were interviewed.
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It is important to encourage partnerships between INGOs by promoting service coordination and information sharing to increase the availability of services for sex workers and to build political support for myannar unpopular cause.