The first phase of the plan to introduce universal healthcare to Burma — providing a basic package for the poor — will be ready by 2020.
Negotiations to end Burma’s civil war have ended with just one third of the EAOs involved in the peace process ultimately willing to ink a ceasefire accord.
A fire has destroyed the living quarters of a boarding school, with students having to sleep in classrooms.
A recent report on health in eastern Burma highlights the relationship between human rights abuses and the health of the area’s population, while drawing comparisons with war-torn Somalia.
Some 250-300 patients and family members are fed at the clinic twice daily, and an incredible 3,000 child births are recorded every year.
Displaced villagers from Thameelay in Rangoon who were provided resettlement by the Democratic Benevolent Karen Army in Karen State are now receiving healthcare from Dr Cynthia Maung’s Thailand-based Mae Tao Clinic.