Ebola virus disease (EVD)

Ebola virus is the cause of a viral hemorrhagic fever disease.

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Myanmar along with SEAR Member States Certified Poliomyelitis Free

Myanmar celebrated a landmark achievement in public health in March 2014 – the victory over polio. Poliomyelitis (polio) is a highly infectious viral disease, which mainly affects young children. The virus is transmitted through contaminated food and water, and multiplies in the intestine, from where it can invade the nervous system...

Commemoration of World No-Tobacco Day 2014 Ceremony

The Ministry of Health, Myanmar, in close collaboration with WHO, organized the official commemoration ceremony of the World No-Tobacco Day 2014 at the conference hall of the Ministry of Health, Nay Pyi Taw on 31 May 2014...

World Health Statistics 2014

15 May 2014 -- People everywhere are living longer, according to the "World Health Statistics 2014" published today by WHO.

WHO’s annual statistics report shows that low-income countries have made the greatest progress, with an average increase in life expectancy by 9 years from 1990 to 2012.

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Guidelines for the management of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Myanmar, May 2013

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