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.
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.
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.