Myanmar is gaining a lot of opportunity to promote knowledge through public libraries as one of the last countries re-engaged to the world with newly elected democratic government after six decades of authoritarian rule. At the same time, it is facing numerous challenges ranging from the lack of infrastructure to human resource capacity.
This study is the first molecular epidemiological study in Myanmar to examine intestinal worm infections among schoolchildren in Phyu Township. The study explores knowledge, attitude and behaviours on water, sanitation and hygiene practices.
For many decades Professor Des Ball was a linchpin of Myanmar focussed research at The Australian National University. His studies of the Myanmar-Thailand borderlands, captured in four major books and many other publications, were utterly unique.
Nicholas Farrelly, Director of the ANU Myanmar Research Centre will give a presentation, addressing the book’s themes: war, politics and religion in Myanmar’s current political environment.
This doctoral research questions the role of Myanmar’s legislature (the Hluttaw) during the country’s transition from military rule. While transitional legislatures are essential institutions for entrenching democracy by providing legitimacy and by constraining the executive, they face two main constraints: legislative autonomy and institutional capacity...