The number of malaria cases in Burma has been reduced by 85 percent since 2012, and the country is now aiming to be a malaria-free country by 2030, according to…
Some seven million people in Burma regularly chew betel quid and tobacco – a habit that causes more than 60,000 deaths in the country every year.
“From early 2017 to 9 July 2017, 2,855 people have been diagnosed with dengue fever and 18 died from the virus.”
Dr Khin Mar Cho is a nutrition specialist and director at Cornell University’s College for Agriculture and Life Sciences in the USA.
In a country where the subject of sex is still shrouded in shame, teaching young people how to prevent unwanted pregnancies remains a challenge.
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