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The authorities in southwest China are forcibly evicting thousands of encamped ethnic Kachin refugees from neighboring Myanmar who fled a renewed civil war, pushing them back into the conflict zone in northern Myanmar’s Kachin State, according to...Full Article
The past year in Burma/Myanmar has been extraordinary: From Daw Aung San Suu Kyi ‘s historic election to Parliament to the easing of international economic sanctions, Burma appears to be emerging from decades of isolation and oppression. There is still much work to be done to help the people of...Full Article
MAE SOT, 4 May 2012 (IRIN) - Health workers carrying out malaria control activities - sometimes covertly - in conflict zones along the Thai-Myanmar border hope additional donor funding will help reduce infection rates that have remained almost impervious to health services.
“If the [...
By Marwaan Macan-Markar
BANGKOK (IPS) - Political reforms unfolding in Myanmar (or Burma) are giving health workers a chance to address a resurgence of drug-resistant falciparum malaria in the war-torn ethnic minority enclaves along the country’s eastern borders.