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Myanmar: Health and Transition

“To be forgotten, too, is to die a little”, said Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi when she addressed the Nobel Prize Committee in Oslo, Norway, on June 16, 2012. Myanmar seems to be making the difficult and fragile transition from military dictatorship to fledgling democracy. But there is much work to be done.

An editorial in The Lancet highlights the need for a rights-based approach to health in Myanmar, based in part on a study done by CPI and our partners the Back Pack Health Worker Team and Johns Hopkins University.