AHRN staff from Hpakant and Seng-Taung made 400 homemade Face Shields and donated these to COVID-19 prevention and control volunteers in Hpakant Township via Dr. Min Lwin (Township Medical Officer) on 24th April 2020. There are 608 people in 30 Community Based Facility Quarantine Centers up to 24th April 2020 and around 350 Community volunteers and Government officials undertake work responsibilities in respective camps.
AHRN-Hpakant project is funded by Access to Health Fund.
On Myanmar New Year, 17th April 2020, prisoners were released from Myitkyina Prison as part of the Government Amnesty. Under the leadership of the Kachin National AIDS Program, inmates received ART referral to continue their antiretroviral therapy, health education and information leaflets were provided to the released inmates. AHRN staff, Dr. Myat Kay Khine and Dr. Su Su Aung, contributed to the important through-care activities.