Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Health 2017

Finance and human resource effecting Myanmar’s healthcare sector

Thailand which is Myanmar’s immediate neighbour, yearly earns millions of foreign currency from overseas patients by providing them with international standard treatments and its state-of-the-art medical facilities where as Myanmar due to lack of human resources and finance makes it is difficult even to cover the local healthcare sector.

Interview with Dr Aye Ko Ko, Medical Superintendent of Yangon General Hospital

Myanmar’s health sector is still underdeveloped. The country needs to build capacity by adding doctors and nurses to cope with the growing number of patients. In general, low income patients continue to rely on state owned hospitals, particularly Yangon General Hospital.

Rural healthcare expectations

Magwe region located in the central part of Myanmar has twenty five townships and according to the 2014 census urban population constitutes only fifteen percent of the total region.

Why go abroad for medical treatment?

Most privileged class prefer foreign hospitals due to the treatment and services provided ...

It’s the birthright of a child to receive full vaccination

The Ministry of Health and Sports conducts monthly immunization programmes for people to be vaccinated.

Organic which will overcome fear

Organic food  that play a vital role in our daily lives.

How to live a healthy lifestyle

Although it may not be easy to commit, healthy lifestyle is most important for human’s life.

Food and vitamins

Consuming well-balanced healthy food provides most vitamins a human body needs.

Unknown mixed medicines still on demand

Although dangerous, unknown mixed medicines are still a common source of healthcare among the grassroots.

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