Coconuts Yangon Health

Myanmar has one of the least developed healthcare systems in the region, a product of decades of military rule. Many residents go to Singapore or Thailand to treat more serious illnesses. Yangon General Hospital provides free healthcare to Myanmar nationals, and some private hospitals such as Pun Hlaing have emerged for those who can afford to pay for the treatment. Health stories on Coconuts Yangon cover everything from updates on the latest tropical disease epidemic to mental health to the nasty stuff found in our food.

Aung San Suu Kyi too ‘dizzy’ to appear in court today

After months of delays blamed on the resurgence of COVID-19, the trial of Myanmar’s ousted head of state was put off again today as she was reportedly unwell. State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was unable to appear at a court hearing today as she...

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