Country Office for Myanmar

The Visit of WHO Director General and Regional Director

The Director General of WHO, Dr Margaret Chan, and the Regional Director of WHO South-East Asia Region, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh visited Myanmar from 17-21 March 2014. The purpose of the visit was to meet with high-level Government authorities and to discuss with development partners, donors and UN agencies operating in Myanmar...

Countering tobacco industry interference

The National Workshop on countering tobacco industry interference was organized by Ministry of Health, with the technical and financial support of WHO, Bloomberg Grant Initiative, and South-East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA), from 25-26 February 2014 at the main conference hall of Ministry of Health, Nay Pyi Taw...

Measles elimination and rubella control in Myanmar by 2020

Measles outbreaks continue to cause illness and deaths globally and are a major development obstacles for population in South East Asia Region. Rubella can cause deaths and debilitating birth defects known as Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) and can have a life-long impact on families. In Myanmar many children died of measles in the last three years in outbreaks which were contained by nation-wide mass measles campaign targeting the age group of 9 months to 5 years...

Training of Trainers on HIV Drug Resistance Early warning Indicators

In Myanmar HIV/AIDS prevention and care activities are being implemented as a National concern since 1988. An estimated 125,000 people living with HIV/AIDS were in need of anti retro viral therapy (ART) in 2012. Nationally, there were 53709 People living with HIV (PLHIV) receiving ART by the end of 2012, translating into a coverage of 43%...

Publications

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

Newsletters

Events

World Health Day
7 April 2014
Vector-borne diseases
from HQ website
from SEARO website

Contact Us:

No. 2, Pyay Road, (7 Mile),
Mayangone Township,
Yangon 11061, Myanmar.
Tel: (95-1) 650 405 - 406, 650 416, 654 386 - 390
Fax: (95-1) 650 408 - 409
GPN Extn.: 24200 (reception)
GPN Fax: 24300
E-mail: whommr@searo.who.int