Myanmar seamen to have coronavirus-free certificate arrangement

The Myanmar Seamen’s Federation (MSF) and the National Health Laboratory (NHL) under the Ministry of Health and Sports are arranging to give out health certificates recommending that the seafarers are free of COVID-19. The agreement was signed between MSF and NHL on May 15. The move comes after an NGO, Myanmar Seafarers’ Employment Services Federation […]

In Myanmar, a Fight for Affordable HIV Medicine

People living with HIV in Burma are worried that a patent law under development could significantly hinder their ability to access affordable medicine, in a country where about 40 percent of those requiring HIV treatment are already unable to get it. Facing pressure from Western nations looking to invest in the country as it transitions […]