Could Burmese traditional medicine fill the gap left by decades of underfunding and neglect?
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This week’s DVB Debate raises the issue of public health care in Burma.
BY ALI FOWLE Traditional medicine is thriving in Burma despite recent reforms in the country’s health care system. This year the health ministry increased spending on public health, bringing more[…]
Reports finds bear products illegally on sale in more than half of all outlets surveyed in Burma, despite a strict domestic ban on the trade
July 23, 2009 (DVB), Internally displaced persons hiding in jungles in eastern Burma are suffering from outbreaks of malaria and dengue fever with almost no medicine or medical facilities, according[…]
Oct 14, 2007 (AP) – Truckloads of illegal timber cross the Myanmar border to sawmills in China, while markets along the Thai border openly sell bear paws, tiger skins and[…]
New report indicates improvements made in maternal health in eastern Burma as a result of community health programme
May 12, 2008 (DVB), An aid worker in Bogalay, Irrawaddy division, said cyclone victims have been forced out of monasteries where they were taking shelter and are suffering severe shortages[…]