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In support of universal access to health, education and relief services for all people in Burma / Myanmar

April 5, 2013
J. Wells

After decades of isolation and devastating repression, Burma is undergoing extraordinary changes towards a more open and democratic society. Yet the recent...

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Burma's new generation of leaders

March 7, 2013
Sara Heinrichs Popp

CPI Health Advisory Team member Andrew Lim recently traveled to Mae Sot, Thailand to observe the opportunities and challenges facing Burma's younger generation, in the ...

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President Obama in Burma / Myanmar

November 19, 2012
Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters (NYT)President Obama and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon

Nov. 19, 2012

"Reform must reach the daily lives of those who are hungry and those who are ill. . . . The United States wants to be a partner in helping this country, which used to be the rice bowl of Asia, to reestablish its capacity to feed its people and to care for its sick,...

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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in the United States

September 21, 2012
J. WellsDaw Aung San Suu Kyi addressing the Burmese community at University of San Francisco

Northern California's Burmese community welcomed Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at an energetic and inspiring town-hall style meeting at University of San Francisco on September 29. The meeting  — conducted mostly...

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