Low investment, treatable diseases and increasing foreign interest in health system investment: a picture of healthcare in Burma.
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Residents in Myaungmya are demanding an investigation into corruption among hospital staff, that includes extortion, misuse of medical supplies, and denying patients treatment.
Thonburi Hospital Group plans to expand its presence aggressively in Burma by investing US$165 million over five years to build three hospitals and clinics nationwide.
BY ALI FOWLE Traditional medicine is thriving in Burma despite recent reforms in the country’s health care system. This year the health ministry increased spending on public health, bringing more[…]