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Posts Tagged ‘Health Care’ (19 found)

Western Burma Chin Report: Village Bulldozed by Burma Government Authorities in Chin State

In August 2016, Free Burma Rangers in Chin State, Western Burma, conducted a follow up relief mission in Falam township to examine the living conditions of those who had been affected by the widespread 2015 rainy season floods […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Achieving Health Equity in Contested Areas of Southeast Myanmar

The Asia FoundationThroughout decades of ethnic armed conflict, the governance environment in many of Myanmar’s non- Burman areas has become deeply fractured, as ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) have established parallel governance systems, including healthcare departments. This report gives an overview of the parallel Ministry of Health (MoH) and EAO-linked health systems that exist in southeast Myanmar, and looks at how coordination and cooperation have increased since ceasefires were signed in 2011 and 2012 […]

July 11, 2016  •  By The Asia Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Mae Tao Clinic’s New Facilities to Continue Providing Healthcare Services to the Displaced and Migrant Community of Burma

On 28 May, 2016, Mae Tao Clinic (MTC) opened its new and improved health service facilities in Mae Sot, Thailand. The grand opening is a culmination of years of partnership, work and unwavering efforts made by MTC and its partners to provide the best free healthcare services in multiple languages for displaced and migrant communities from Burma […]

May 28, 2016  •  By Mae Tao Clinic  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of Burma Health System Reform Seminar

More than ninety delegates from Burma’s ethnic health organizations, border-based community health organizations, medical professionals, academics, lawyers, women and youth organizations, education, environment, and other community-based organizations have held a Seminar on “Health Reform towards a Devolved Health System in Burma” from March 24 to 25 at a location on the border […]

March 30, 2016  •  By Health Convergence Core Group  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Amnesty International Calls on Myanmar to Protect the Rights of Rohingya and to Release all Prisoners of Conscience

Amnesty International wishes to express its profound regret at Myanmar’s rejection of all 27 recommendations relating specifically to the human rights and humanitarian situation of the persecuted Rohingya minority […]

March 18, 2016  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

In Flood-Affected Rural Areas, Poorest People Face Highest Food Insecurity Risk And Livestock And Fisheries Sectors Yet To Recover From Severe Damage

Yangon – More than seven months after Cyclone Komen caused widespread flooding in Myanmar, poor rural communities are still enduring increased levels of food insecurity, according to a UN report released today […]

March 17, 2016  •  By World Food Program  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Special Report: FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to Myanmar

WFPAn FAO/WFP Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission (CFSAM) visited Myanmar from 24 November to 10 December 2015 at the invitation of the Myanmar’s Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (MoAI) to forecast the 2015 cereal production (2015 main monsoon and ongoing 2015 secondary summer season) and to evaluate the prospective food security and nutrition situation […]

March 16, 2016  •  By Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Food Programme  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Toungoo Field Report: December 2013 to December 2014

Militarization in Karen StateThis Field Report describes events occurring in Toungoo District between December 2013 and December 2014. During this period, KHRG mainly received reports from Thandaunggyi Township and surrounding areas […]

February 25, 2016  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement No (14/2015) Statement regarding the visit to the Prison and Police Lockup of Kaw Thaung Township and Myeik Township Situated in Tanintharyi Region

1. Commission Members U Zaw Win and Dr. Nyan Zaw accompanied by the Staff of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission visited the Prison and Police Lockup of Kaw Thaung Township and Myeik Township situated in Tanintharyi Region from 7 to 9 October 2015 […]

October 19, 2015  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Flight Capital and Illicit Financial Flows to and from Myanmar: 1960-2013

Flight Capitial and Illicit Financial flows from MyanmarThere have been few empirical studies on flight capital and illicit trade flows to and from Myanmar. This may be due in part to significant challenges with obtaining reliable data and statistics on the country. The statistical database is weak, with gaps in data availability, and the methodology used to compile the statistics has not been reviewed for quite some time. Hence, there is a risk that compilers may not have adhered to international guidelines for the compilation of economic statistics […]

September 9, 2015  •  By Global Financial Integrity  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤