Events

26
May
2017

Socio-economic Development in Myanmar's Delta: Insights from Maubin Township, Ayeyarwady Region

Prof Khine Myint Cho, Head of Geography, Dawei University

After 1988, the Government of Myanmar led a transition from a centrally controlled to a more open-market economy. As a consequence, several development programs emerged in Maubin township, as in other areas of Myanmar, combining with increased market participation to impact local livelihoods. The purpose of the research is to investigate spatial...

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06
Apr
2017

The Past, Present and Future of University of Yangon

Professor Nilar Aung

The University of Rangoon, what is today the University of Yangon, was established in 1920. In this presentation, Professor Nilar Aung will discuss the rise, decline, and current situation of the University, and the renewed hopes for its future.

University of Yangon

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04
Apr
2017

Myanmar Brownbag Seminar: Southeast Asia's Long War: Responding to Myanmar's Humanitarian Crises

Mr Jürg Montani, Head of Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross, Myanmar

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has witnessed the manifold and far-reaching humanitarian consequences of protracted conflict in Myanmar for 30 years, including displacement, migration and development reversals.

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28
Feb
2017

Publication trends in Myanmar and reading promotion efforts

Dr Thant Thaw Kaung

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.

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24
Feb
2017

Infections and hygiene behaviours in Myanmar

Eindra Aung; Thida Lay Thwe; Nyein Nyein Hlaing

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.

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