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Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar is the poorest country in Southeast Asia.

Myanmar is ranked 149 of 187 for Human Development and had been a “closed” country for nearly 50 years. With a long-neglected health system, Myanmar has high maternal mortality rates (250 per 100,000 births) and high under-5 mortality (66 per 1000 births). Over 30% of children under 5 are underweight, with a high incidence of TB, diarrhea and malaria, and local village health workers are poorly trained.


2014 Programs

Myanmar Community Health

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“Thank God for this project and now we have medicine to help those who are pregnant.  We are very thankful to you and for your project.”

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