Ebola virus disease (EVD)

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

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Launching Ceremony of World Breast Feeding Week and Nutrition Promotion Weeks 2014

The Launching Ceremony of World Breast Feeding Week and Nutrition Promotion Weeks 2014 was conducted at the Ministry of Health in Nay Pyi Taw on 1 August 2014. The opening speech was delivered by H.E. Union Minister for Health, Dr Than Aung followed by an address by Dr Krongthong Thimasarn, Acting WHO Representative to Myanmar and by Mr Cliff Meyers, Chief of Education section, UNICEF...

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...

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.


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

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