Rising carbon emissions could make vital food crops from wheat to rice less nutritious and endanger the health of hundreds of millions of the world's poorest, scientists say.
New procedures give prisoners’ input on health decisions, equal access to care, and guarantee confidentiality.
Greater cooperation needed to curb consumption amid increase in health expenditures, U Myint Htwe says.
As a landfill fire continues to threaten public health, Yangon’s chief minister has been noticeably absent.
The state counselor offered govt assistance as a fire in Yangon worsened, threatening public health.
Indonesia impounds some 200 tons of garlic imported from China after a microscopic worm infestation is found in the shipment.
The colonial-era act threatens public health by criminalizing marginalized communities, says Dr. Sid Naing, who is participating to amend the law.
There were 555 accidents in which 116 people were killed and 863 were injured on the Yangon-Mandalay Highway in 2017, according to traffic police force.
An increased budget for food will allow prisons to improve meals.
A 13-year-old from Shan State’s Pinlaung died after receiving a Japanese encephalitis vaccine at her school last week, raising concerns over its safety.
Data shows that the health system has improved under the civilian government, but remains hobbled by a lack of manpower, poor funding and an urban/rural divide.