Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from February, 2010
According to the International Organization for Migration, there are still 500,000 people who are homeless in the southwest part of Myanmar two years after a powerful cyclone hit the country.
Between 1.5-2 million Burmese refugees live in Thailand. For many reasons, this young, traumatized population knows little about reproductive health, which underscores the need for peer health educators and improvements in access to health care.
Barcamp Yangon 2010, the first barcamp to be held in Myanmar was a very successful event, with a turnout of more than 2700 people. GV author Tan attended the barcamp.