Stigmatization of condom use remains a problem; maternal mortality rate still unacceptably high
Health organizations in ethnic areas lack funding, access to medicine and skilled personnel and are requesting a return of support from INGOs which have largely left their areas.
Health Minister Myint Htwe said the investigation was launched without an initial, mandatory review of the allegations.
A report produced by doctors, academics and policy experts from around the world warns of the effects of climate change on public health and health systems.
The NutriFish1000 campaign aims to improve family nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life by getting pregnant women and children to eat small fish grown in ponds and paddies.
Skin ailment afflicts nearly 170 villagers who gathered shellfish in Thanzit River in southern Rakhine
Facing shortages, the government plans to open private medical and nursing universities to address the need.
Medical personnel have reached the affected villages and the situation has stabilized, officials say.
Asia's growing appetite for meat and seafood will cause huge increases in greenhouse gas emissions and antibiotics used in foods, researchers say.
Spurred by a lack of healthcare, waves of seasonal illness have proved fatal in rural villages of Sagaing Region’s Naga Self-Administered Zone.
Almost 900 million children face a lack of basic hygiene facilities at school, a new report says. Sub-Saharan Africa, East and Southeast Asia have some of the worst facilities.
European regulators have said the problem likely dates back to 2012, suggesting that many patients could have been exposed to cancer risk.
About 300 residents of Moulmein protested on Sunday against a trio of coal-fired antimony factories accused of fouling the air and contaminating grazing grounds.
China's drug regulator has accused Changsheng of fabricating production and inspection records related to a rabies vaccine regularly given to infants, sparking public outrage.
After a two-year effort, all shops selling food in the market will be certified as free from artificial food dye starting on Wednesday.