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.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang calls for an immediate investigation into a scandal over faulty vaccines that he says has crossed a moral line.
JICA said the hospital will improve the care and treatment of cerebral and cardiovascular diseases in Myanmar.
"Since athletes need to give their maximum performance for the competition, a better AQI is a must," said Budi Haryanto.
Officials at Myanmar's largest hospital say uninvited and unruly vendors are posing a health hazard and want the government to force them out.
A UWSA spokesman said Bao Yu Yi, the armed group's vice chairman, fainted from heat stroke but was recovering.
A government official said the first eight boys rescued from the cave were doing well but added that two of them may have developed lung infections.