Malaria control in eastern Burma (Harvard Global Health Review, Winter 2009)

"Community-Based Malaria Control in War-Torn Burma"

In the conflict region of Karen State in eastern Burma, or Myanmar, the ruling junta impedes the delivery of vital healthcare to thousands of villagers. Despite an unparalleled prevalance of malaria, Karen State is cut off from any international malaria programs to aid the marginalized and conflict-affected population.Therefore the Karen Department of Health and Welfare (KDHW) with assstance from CPI's health branch, Global Health Access Program (GHAP) has implemented a malaria control program with the mission of providing the people of conflict-worn eastern Burma with quality malaria control strategies. . . .

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