Factory inspections for complying with health guidelines begin 20 April before permission to reopen factory

Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population Announcement for factories, workshops and departments amid Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) 12th Waning of Tagu, 1382 ME (19 April, 2020)   Factories and workshops across Myanmar will be allowed for functioning in line with recommendations and regulations of the Ministry of Health and Sport […]

Medicine production meets about 10 pc of local demand

Myanmar imports medicine and medical equipment worth US$ 400 million every year as the country’s medicine production meets about 10 percent of local demand, according to the Myanma Pharmaceutical Industrial Enterprise. Myint Yi from Myatmyittamon Drug Store said: “Almost all medicines are imported from other countries. Some famous medicines imported via illegal routes are cheap. […]