Those detained allegedly operated a widespread network of counterfeit Chinese drugs, which they packaged and labeled in jars as BPI products.
“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.”
The Indian air force sends two cargo planes, while a Chinese convoy brings rice, noodles and medicine. The EU, Britain and USA all offer donations.
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.
This week’s DVB Debate raises the issue of public health care in Burma.
Medical officials say supplies of vital tuberculosis medication will run out by October.