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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: Fox News

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-03-24 12:36:49 -0700 | health-news

A former U.S. congressman who visited camps housing tens of thousands of people displaced by communal violence in western Myanmar is warning that minority Rohingya Muslims face a life-threatening lack of medical care and live in fear of attack. Tom...
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Source: Xtra News

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-03-20 14:50:33 -0700 | health-news

Auckland [ change ] Few showers Max 24° Min 15° University collaboration moves into TB research University of Otago, Fuseworks March 21, 2014, 8:30 am An international partnership forged by the University of Otago and University of Medicine in Myanmar...
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Source: Zee News

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-03-07 23:53:51 -0800 | health-news

28    Washington: Researchers have found that Asian elephants that give birth as teenagers die younger than older mothers but raise bigger families during their lifetime. Experts from the University's Department of Animal and Plant Sciences studied the reproductive lives...
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Source: The Nation

Mandalay :: Myanmar | updated 2014-03-21 10:15:33 -0700 | health-news

WMC aims to become a medical centre in Asean over the next three to five years. Dr Chalerm Harnpanich, chief executive officer of BCH, said that under the initial partnership, it would send a team of specialists to provide medical...
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Source: NewKerala

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-03-28 02:29:28 -0700 | health-news

Xinhua reported citing the New Light of Myanmar. Of the $22 million, $12 million will go to a grant for livelihoods, which will benefit local people in villages in Ayeyawady Delta, Central Dry Zone, Taninthayi region and Shan state. New...
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Source: NewKerala

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-02-20 08:17:03 -0800 | health-news

The two hospitals will have a combined capacity of 700 beds offering modern medical facilities to the people of Kalinganagar and Gopalpur. This initiative, in pursuance of the steel major's corporate social responsibility objectives, will fulfill the long cherished dream...
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Source: BurmaNet

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-04-11 10:03:05 -0700 | health-news

Burma's Ministry of Health issued a consumer warning to only buy drugs certified by government health authorities as cross-border contraband drugs continue to infiltrate the Burmese market. We would like to urge consumers to only use drugs registered with us,...
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