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Health Underfunding: Myanmar patients pay the price

September 5, 2013
From "Myanmar Patients Pay the Price" inThe Irrawaddy. Dr. Vit Suwanvanichkij is a member of CPI's Health Advisory Team.

In Myanmar, the government plays an almost negligible role in providing health care. According to National Accounts Data from the...
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Flooding displaces thousands

August 1, 2013
The NationFlooding on the Moie River, Mae Sot, Thailand

In late July, severe flooding devasted large areas of Karen State, leaving thousands homeless and without access to food and clean water. The Emergency Assistance and Relief Team — made up of CPI local partners, the Mae Tao Clinic, Back Pack Health Worker Teams, Karen Womens Organisation, Burma...

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Phaung Daw Oo Monastery Educator receives national Excellence Award

May 10, 2013
Khun Minn OhnSchoolgirls after class, Phaung Daw Oo Monastery, Mandalay

Community Partners International extends our congratulations to U Nayaka, principal of the monastic high school at CPI partner Phaung Daw Oo Monastery, for his President's Excellence Award. At a ceremony on April 30, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar President U Thein Sein presented the award to educators...

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CPI Partner KDHW joining forces with the government for a healthier Burma

April 16, 2013
J. WellsKDHW head Saw Eh Kalu Shwe Oo training health workers in eastern Burma

The Burma government and Karen health officials have agreed to join forces to combat malaria in rural communities. ...

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