No more empty stocks: Contraceptives reach rural women thanks to pioneering logistics system

It is in the late afternoon when Nan Aye Aye Lwin visits the Nam Khoke Rural Health Centre, after walking the three hours from her little hamlet. Nan Aye Aye Lwin comes with anxiety. She already has two children and does not wish to bear another for the time being. She wants contraceptives. But having […]

Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claims

NAY PYI TAW: Muslims make up just over two per cent of Myanmar’s population, government census figures showed on Thursday (Jul 21), undercutting claims by Buddhist hardliners that Islam poses a threat to the dominance of their faith. Full details from the 2014 count, the first of its kind in decades, was withheld for almost […]

Myanmar calls on stake holders to cooperate in census

Myanmar has called for all stake holders to cooperate in taking first nationwide census in three decades in 2014 for working out national development plan. Minister of Immigration and Population U Khin Yi spoke out to the media that the 12-day census taking, using a work force of 120, 000, will be carried out from […]