The number of malaria cases in Burma has been reduced by 85 percent since 2012, and the country is now aiming to be a malaria-free country by 2030, according to Dr. Aung Thi of the National Malaria Elimination Project.
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Drug resistant malaria has been found across Burma, risking a global crisis if it moves into India or Africa. Ranked as the country with the worst burden of malaria in[…]
Leaders of the 18 East Asia Summit countries committed last week to an ambitious goal of eliminating malaria from the region within the next 15 years. According to a statement[…]
Marking World Malaria Day on 25 April, focus has turned to Burma where a pilot scheme has been introduced in Myeik to promote positive behavior and greater knowledge of the[…]
World Health Organisation warns about growing resistance of mosquitoes to most effective anti-malarial drug
May 28, 2008 (DVB), Solo protestor U Ohn Than, 62, has been suffering from cerebral malaria while in solitary confinement in Khandi Prison in Kachin State, according to a family[…]
The Burmese Ministry of Health signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Médecins San Frontières Holland, or AZG, on disease control, at Naypyidaw on Monday. Under the two-year agreement, both signatories[…]