Burma Country Profile

Myanmar (Burma) Country Profile

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Country Overview

CDC’s office in Myanmar was established in 2015 and supports the country’s National AIDS Program, the National Health Laboratory, and other partners to develop strategies and guidelines for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment and strengthen HIV surveillance and laboratory systems. In addition, CDC supports Myanmar in addressing its tuberculosis epidemic by helping to strengthen the country’s health systems.

Per Capita GNI

$1,260

(2020)

Population (million)

54.41

(2020)

Under 5 Mortality

19/1,000 Live Births

(2020)

Life Expectancy

67 Years

(2020)

Estimated HIV Prevalence

0.7%

(Ages 15-49): (2019)

Estimated AIDS Deaths

7,300

(Age≥15) (2019)

TB Treatment Success Rate

88%

(2018)

Estimated TB Incidence

322/100,000

(2019)

TB Mortality (HIV Related)

36/100,000

(2019)

Estimated Orphans Due to AIDS

120,000

(2019)

TB patients with known HIV-status who are HIV-positive

7.8%

(2019)

Reported Number Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)

176,697

(Age≥15) (2019)

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