A new programme set to begin early next year aims to prevent the widespread problem of stunting among children in Chin State.
The first-line anti-malaria therapy used along the Thai-Burmese since 1994 is becoming increasingly ineffective in treating the disease, according to a new study.
Dr. Zaw Lin, head of the Health Ministry’s dengue-control programme, speaks to DVB about efforts to reduce the risk of contracting this sometimes deadly mosquito-borne disease.
Even as more aid pours into Burma, the country’s displaced continue to flock to the Mae Tao Clinic, which is set to expand to meet growing needs.
The first phase of the plan to introduce universal healthcare to Burma — providing a basic package for the poor — will be ready by 2020.
This week’s DVB Debate raises the issue of public health care in Burma.