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Source: BurmaNet

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2012-05-21 01:01:49 -0700 | political-news

Myanmar is quadrupling its health budget this year and focusing on hiring more doctors, securing supplies and renovating hospitals as it tries to modernise after decades of isolation, Health Minister Pe Thet Khin said on Tuesday. The quality of healthcare...
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Source: Myanmar News

Pyinmana :: Myanmar | updated 2012-05-04 21:22:13 -0700 | political-news

Rangoon for 10 years, knows what it's like to be at the bottom end of Burma's limited health care system.As the leader of one of the National League for Democracy's (NLD) social-aid outreach programmes, she has worked with limited funds,...
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Source: Myanmar News

Oxford :: United Kingdom | updated 2011-12-29 22:46:54 -0800 | political-news

Carers and 82 patients are refusing to leave an HIV shelter in Rangoon despite an eviction order from local authorities which followed a visit by the democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi last week.Health officials inspected the shelter in July...
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Breaking News: first ever liver transplant to build in Myanmar hospital
   
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2012-02-09 22:01:22 -0800 | health-news

Myanmar is projecting to build the first-ever liver transplant hospital in line with the international standard, the local weekly Voice reported Sunday. With the technological help of the Changi General Hospital of Singapore, a 40-million-U.S dollar worth private hospital has...
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Source: BurmaNet

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2011-05-12 02:47:20 -0700 | entertainment-news

Not only are anti-retroviral meds scarce, many Burmese don't know the virus exists. A Burmese woman suffers from HIV at a special clinic in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). The situation for many people living with HIV in Myanmar is critical due...
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Breaking News: 1 year-old Lei Yadi Min with 12 fingers, 14 toes sets new record
   
Posted by: Surya Gaire

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2012-11-02 12:46:50 -0700 | health-news

Lei Yadi Min, a year old baby girl has entered her name in world record for having 12 fingers (six each hand) and 14 toes (7 each foot). Lei is expected to win the record in the coming 2012 Guinness...
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Breaking News: NLD-run HIV treatment centre ‘is like my home’
   
Source: Myanmar News

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2011-02-03 01:54:36 -0800 | political-news

NLD-run HIV centre like my home' Chiang Mai (Mizzima) HIV/Aids patients who junta officials recently threatened to evict from an NLD-backed Salvation Centre in a Rangoon suburb, consider it their second home, according to one resident yesterday. Officials in South Dagon...
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Source: Myanmar News

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2010-11-24 00:24:05 -0800 | political-news

Burmese poet and writer Moe Hein died of throat cancer in Rangoon on Thursday at the age of 68. Moe Hein was the youngest son of Burma's two famous literary personalities, the late journalist Chit Maung and his wife, the...
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Source: Miami Herald

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-07-11 23:52:03 -0700 | health-news

Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn will be returning donations linked to a political operative convicted of bribery in 1995 who recently co-hosted a fundraiser for her campaign. More than a dozen members of the public including cancer patients, their family...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-06-29 10:13:32 -0700 | health-news

Leprosy can cause nerve damage that leads to disfiguring skin sores and nerve damage in the arms and legs People affected by leprosy are treated at nursing home in Mayanchaung resettlement village in Hlegue, Myanmar Myanmar achieved the WHO elimination...
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Source: The Nation

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-06-23 11:26:23 -0700 | health-news

A majority 51-per-cent stake in the JV will be owned by Thonburi Hospital Group, and the rest by the Myanmar partner. Boon Vanasin, chairman of Thonburi Hospital Group, said the agreement was part of a three-year plan to invest more...
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Source: Star Tribune

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-06-07 12:09:29 -0700 | health-news

A tiny tick trapped in a droplet of amber more than 15 million years ago appears to have been infected with a bacteria similar to the one that causes Lyme disease in humans. In a paper published in the journal...
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Source: BurmaNet

Mandalay :: Myanmar | updated 2014-07-17 16:52:16 -0700 | health-news

The number of people contracting HIV in Burma decreased between 2000 and 2013, according to a new UN report, which also said there are still 189,000 people in the country living with the virus. Gap reportwhich was published Wednesday to...
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Source: China News

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-07-12 00:44:29 -0700 | health-news

Chinese, needy across border in Myanmar, reports Shan Juan in Ruili, Yunnan province. Ruili, Yunnan province, where she replenishes her supply of medicine and undergoes medical checkups. Better Clinic on Guomen Street, Ruili, Yunnan province, for seven months.
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