Myanmar Coup Highlights Autocracy's Rise in Southeast Asia
Not long ago, democracy seemed to be surging in the region. But in Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and elsewhere, it is in trouble. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mitch McConnell tends his legacy 8,000 miles away
After a recent military coup in Myanmar, President Joe Biden consulted with the GOP leader on the U.S. response. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China, Russia undermine international Myanmar response, EU's top diplomat says
The European Union's top diplomat said on Sunday Russia and China were hampering a united international response to Myanmar's military... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The Dictators Will Not Have Good Days Forever,’ Says Veteran Myanmar Activist
88 Generation Students Group leader Min Ko Naing says big plans are afoot to counter the military junta. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reports: Myanmar forces kill 82 in single day in city
YANGON (AP) — At least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters, according... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar security forces with rifle grenades kill over 80 protesters
Myanmar security forces fired rifle grenades at protesters in a town near Yangon on Friday, killing more than 80 people, the Assistance... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar security forces kill over 80 anti-coup protesters -group
Troops used rifle grenades to break up a protest in the town, witnesses and domestic media said (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar ’s Economy Is in a Free Fall, With Empty Factories, Closed Banks, Failing Internet
More than two months since the military seized power in a coup and unleashed a deadly campaign to suppress protests, Myanmar’s economy... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Myanmar police killed in attack by ethnic armies: Reports
Fighters from an alliance of rebel groups reportedly attack a police station in new escalation after the military coup. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar UN envoy urges no-fly zone as many protesters killed. At least 60 civilians reported killed overnight and early Saturday in Bago...
Sixty civilians reported killed overnight and on Saturday in Bago outside Yangon as security forces dismantle barricade. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: 11 new COVID-19 cases in China's lone outbreak
Chinese officials say 11 more people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in a southwestern city bordering Myanmar that is the scene of China’s current sole active outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

'She just fell down, and she died': Myanmar ’s army has killed more than 40 children since February
More than 550 people have been killed on the streets and in their homes by soldiers or police officers. At least 40 were children under... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Systematic review of human poisoning and toxic exposures in Myanmar - Cook MA, Jagpal PS, Hnin Pwint K, San LL, Kyaw Thein SS, Pyone T, Thit WMM, Bradberry SM, Collins S.
The International Health Regulations (2005) promote national capacity in core institutions so that countries can better detect, respond to and recover from public health emergencies. In accordance with the 'all hazards' approach to public health risk, this... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Rural-urban differences in the factors affecting depressive symptoms among older adults of two regions in Myanmar - Sasaki Y, Shobugawa Y, Nozaki I, Takagi D, Nagamine Y, Funato M, Chihara Y, Shirakura Y, Lwin KT, Zin PE, Bo TZ, Sone T, Win HH.
The aim of the study was to investigate rural-urban differences in depressive symptoms in terms of the risk factors among older adults of two regions in Myanmar to provide appropriate intervention for depression depending on local characteristics. This cro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Myanmar: 6 cops dead as protesters attack police post
Dead include cop who led Thursday's assault by anti-coup protesters on police post in Sagaing region, reports local media - Anadolu Agency (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minorities in Myanmar borderlands face fresh fear since coup
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Before each rainy season Lu Lu Aung and other farmers living in a camp for internally displaced people in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar death toll mounts amid protests, military crackdown
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Security forces in central Myanmar opened fire on anti-coup protesters on Saturday, killing at least two people... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Following a CNN reporter's visit to Myanmar, five people were forcefully detained, including those who spoke with the reporter
The arrests on Friday were made by armed plainclothes officers soon after the reporter left, according to witnesses (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar's military junta killed 43 children in past two months, Save the Children says
At least 43 children were killed in two months by Myanmar's armed forces, it is revealed, as the UN Security Council... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.N. Official Warns Of 'Bloodbath' In Myanmar If Coup Isn't Reversed
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi charged with violating state secrets as wireless internet shutdown begins
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged with violating the official secrets act, her lawyer said Thursday, as... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar cuts wireless internet service amid coup protests
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's wireless broadband internet services were shut down on Friday by order of the military, local providers... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: 6 more COVID cases found in local China outbreak
Health officials in China say six more people have become ill with COVID-19 in a southwestern Chinese city on the border with Myanmar (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

China reports COVID-19 outbreak on border with Myanmar
China says at least nine people have tested positive for COVID-19 in a city on its border with Myanmar (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

USA State Department orders non-emergency personnel out of Myanmar
The State Department has ordered the departure of all non-emergency US government personnel and their family members from Myanmar as... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar is on the brink of becoming a 'failed state,' says expert from think tank
The country saw one of its deadliest day of violence over the weekend, with over 100 people killed and at least seven children killed on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar death toll tops 500 as protesters defy junta's forces
Myanmar's security forces have killed at least 510 civilians in nearly two months of efforts to stop protests against a Feb. 1 coup, an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar's military junta chief Min Aung Hlaing threw a lavish dinner party Saturday while his troops reportedly shot dead more than 100...
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US scraps trade deal to punish Myanmar's military after deadly weekend
Reports indicate Myanmar’s junta killed about 140 people over the weekend. The Biden administration is responding with trade restrictions. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How UK GPs are helping to support doctors in Myanmar following the military coup
Dr Jim Brockbank has worked with GPs in Myanmar for a number of years. He describes how the military coup has impacted on doctors in the country and how new organisation, Myanmar UK GP Health Action, is aiming to support doctors in Myanmar. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - March 29, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Viewpoint Source Type: news

Thousands flee into Thailand following Myanmar air strikes
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Thai authorities along the country's northwestern border braced themselves Monday for a possible influx of more... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar coup: Generals celebrated amid global fury over massacre
As 100 died and the US condemned their "reign of terror", the coup leaders held an Armed Forces Day celebration. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Troops fire at funeral as Myanmar mourns bloodiest day since coup; 114 people killed in one day
Myanmar security forces opened fire at a funeral on Sunday, witnesses said, as people across the country gathered to mourn 114 people... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands flee to Thailand after Myanmar army's air strikes on villages: activist group, media
About 3,000 villagers from Myanmar's southeastern Karen state fled to Thailand on Sunday following air attacks by the army on an area... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Troops fire at funeral as Myanmar mourns bloodiest day since coup
Myanmar security forces opened fire at a funeral on Sunday, witnesses said, as people across the country gathered to mourn 114 people... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Words are not enough:' UN official urges world to act after at least 114 killed in Myanmar in one day
Human rights officials are calling on the international community to do more to stop the bloodshed in Myanmar after more than 100... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global calls to tackle Myanmar military's 'reign of terror' after worst mass killing
US secretary of state says Washington ‘horrified’ after bloodiest day since February coup (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar coup: US 'horrified' by deadliest day since military takeover
International leaders condemn the military after Saturday's violence - the deadliest since the coup. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dozens of protesters have reportedly been shot dead in Myanmar, on the bloodiest day since February's coup
Dozens of deaths are reported as anti-coup protesters defy warnings and take to the streets. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar security forces kill over 90 in 'horrifying' day of bloodshed
Security forces killed more than 90 people, including some children, across Myanmar on Saturday in one of the bloodiest days of protests... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burma forces kill dozens in deadliest day since coup
Burma media say security forces have killed 91 people in deadliest day since last month’s military coup. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 50 protesters killed in Myanmar on 'day of shame for armed forces'
Myanmar's security forces shot and killed at least 64 people - including a young boy - on Saturday, news reports and witnesses said,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 90 killed in Myanmar in one of bloodiest days of protests
Security forces killed more than 90 people across Myanmar on Saturday in one of the bloodiest days of protests since a military coup... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 50 protesters killed in Myanmar on 'day of shame for armed forces'
Myanmar's security forces shot and killed at least 50 protesters on Saturday, news reports and witnesses said, a brutal crackdown on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar's armed ethnic factions will not stand by if more killed, says one group
Myanmar's ethnic armed factions will not stand by and do nothing if the military junta's forces continue to kill protesters, the leader... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sixteen protesters killed in Myanmar on 'day of shame for armed forces'
Myanmar's security forces shot and killed at least 16 protesters on Saturday, news reports and witnesses said, as the leader of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar military junta warns protesters will be 'shot in the head' if they demonstrate during armed forces day
In the first acknowledgement of a shoot-to-kill order by the army, a broadcast on the MRTV news channel said: 'You can be in danger of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Security forces have killed more than 300 people in attempts to crush opposition since Myanmar's coup
Myanmar's security forces have killed more than 300 people in attempts to crush opposition to a Feb. 1 coup, with nearly 90% of victims... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AP journalist Thein Zaw released from detention in Myanmar
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Thein Zaw, a journalist for The Associated Press who was arrested more than three weeks ago while covering a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Myanmar protesters join 'silent strike' after soldiers kill 7-year-old girl in her father's arms
Myanmar's security forces shot dead a 7-year-old girl in the city of Mandalay on Tuesday, the youngest victim yet in the military's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news