Myanmar

On 8 June, Médecins Sans Frontières team in Dawei, Tanintharyi region, received a letter from the regional authorities asking us to suspend all activities. This decision will impact 2,162 people living with HIV under MSF care in Myittar Yeik clinic, who will struggle to access antiretroviral...
The violence and intimidation committed by security forces in Myanmar is creating a climate of fear and disrupting HIV patients' access to life-saving antiretroviral treatment. Ko Tin Maung Shwe is a high-risk patient who has both HIV and hepatitis C. He needs regular consultations to monitor his...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on Myanmar’s de facto military government and other groups to take all steps to ensure people have safe and unhindered access to healthcare regardless of where they seek it. Equally, medical staff must be able to provide life-saving care without attacks,...
Our teams in Myanmar are working hard to sustain access to some of the most vulnerable people and to ensure the provision of medical care to those in need. From the onset of the crisis, MSF has been preparing its emergency team so that we could act as soon as the need arose and when the medical...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has worked in Myanmar since 1992 and was the first INGO in the country. We are currently running medical projects in Rakhine, Shan, Kachin, Sagaing Region, Tanintharyi and Yangon, offering services including basic healthcare, reproductive care, emergency referrals,...
After 26 years as one of Myanmar’s major treatment providers, MSF has now fully handed over its Yangon HIV project to the National AIDS Programme (NAP), under the Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS). MSF has worked in Myanmar since 1992 and was the first INGO in the country. In 1994, MSF began...
Two weeks after severe flooding affected an estimated one million people across Myanmar, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is expanding its support to the government’s response in both Rakhine State and Sagaing Region. This will both help meet the immediate needs of those...
After days of severe rains across swathes of Myanmar in the wake of Cyclone Komen, Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working with local government authorities to provide medical and non-medical aid to thousands of people affected by flooding. Rakhine State, where MSF...
Tens of thousands of people in Myanmar's Rakhine state are able to access basic healthcare and emergency referral from Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) for the first time in over nine months. Following instructions to MSF Holland to stop last February, these primary health...
Reduction in pricing still needed to ensure wider access to treatment During the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced that for the first time in Myanmar, patients have begun receiving oral treatment for Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis...
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