A new programme set to begin early next year aims to prevent the widespread problem of stunting among children in Chin State.
“Under these circumstances, there is no way we can accept the Department of Health statement that the disease is under control,” said Naw Aung San at a press conference.
The new location will help to accommodate the growing number of people using the clinic, which now serves 150,000 patients a year.
The first phase of the plan to introduce universal healthcare to Burma — providing a basic package for the poor — will be ready by 2020.
“One of my friends is five weeks pregnant. She is uneducated and poor. Her boyfriend ran away when she told him that she was pregnant. She’s crying.”
When her father died of AIDS in 2003, Pyae Phu Khaing* was just three years old, and only two years later her mother died of the same disease.