Hospitals struggling to cope with patient load as influenza outbreak adds to growing number of Mandalay residents needing treatment
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Around 200 people in the cyclone-hit Arakan state have fallen ill as reports claim that aid to the worst-hit areas is slow to arrive
Jun 6, 2008 (DVB), A severe dysentery outbreak has occurred in Labutta and Bogalay townships in Irrawaddy division, which were among the areas worst hit by Cyclone Nargis in May.[…]
Villagers across Irrawaddy Division are abandoning their homes in droves after warnings that floodwaters would remain well over danger levels in the days ahead.
Residents of Thaketa Township in eastern Rangoon have been left without a garbage removal service and they say their health is rapidly deteriorating as a result.
Recent attacks by the Burmese Army on the Shan State Army North have caused over 30,000 people in Shan state to flee their homes. With little access to basic supplies,[…]
Estimate of the number made homeless by cyclone Giri also rises as UN issues warning about lack of shelter for victims
Request made by Arakan party to hold off voting in devastated areas is ignored by junta as figures reveal some 170,000 affected
Infection rates high in rural Burma but with some of the world’s lowest per capita spending on healthcare, prospects are slim
Hunger strike by Burmese migrants coincides with reports from Amnesty International and the US state department that refugees in Malaysia remain subject to abuses
July 15, 2009 (DVB), Various United Nations agencies have been providing aid to victims of the landslide last week in northern Burma's Kachin state that they say has left 24[…]
July 14, 2009 (DVB), An elderly member of Burma's opposition National League for Democracy party who is said to be in declining health was yesterday sentenced to two years in[…]
May 12, 2009 (DVB), A lethal strain of dengue fever has hit Burma's southern Irrawaddy division, and left hospitals struggling to cope with the influx of patients, many of whom[…]
Jun 9, 2008 (DVB), Inmates of Insein prison have become ill after being given rotten rice to eat by prison authorities, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners. Rice[…]
Jun 4, 2008 (DVB), Aid workers on the ground in Irrawaddy division have reported continuing health and sanitation problems, while some cyclone victims in some remote areas are still waiting[…]
May 19, 2008 (DVB), A villager from Kunchangone township, Rangoon division, said the situation in the township remains difficult, with increasing problems with health, farming and law and order. The[…]
May 14, 2008 (DVB), Refugees from Cyclone Nargis who had taken shelter in Dawpon township in Rangoon division have been ordered to leave, one of those affected told DVB. The[…]
May 13, 2008 (DVB), Cyclone victims in Bogalay have been unable to access aid supplies sent in to the area as they have been taken by government supporters and are[…]
May 13, 2008 (DVB), A human rights activist in Bogalay said disease and poor sanitation in the township in the aftermath of the recent cyclone have placed a heavy burden[…]
Jan 24, 2008 (AP), Hundreds of children under age 5 die from preventable diseases each day in military-ruled Burma, the second-worst mortality rate for children in Asia after Afghanistan, UN[…]