11
Dec

Him on Facebook

Please take time out from reading this Health in Myanmar [him] email and go to https://www.facebook.com/healthinmyanmar/. And please follow it. You can read all emails there if you want. They are posted there at the same time they are sent by email. Jamie

8
Dec

Nestle in Yangon

Eleven Myanmar appears to be doing public relations work for Nestle. There is no good news in this announcement. Nestle has long been a transnational rogue company with an unhealthy product line causing disability and death. https://www.zmescience.com/science/nestle-company-pollution-children/ The Myanmar production of Nestle products is an example of a commercial determinant of health. Think about it. […]

7
Dec

Something new about areca and tobacco

How is that betel campaign progressing? Here is something new about areca and tobacco. It is a must read for anyone interested in the science of ‘betel’. https://www.dropbox.com/s/klr9epkphfpjxzd/betel%20agenda.pdf?dl=0 Jamie

6
Dec

No mention of HIV

This press release on USAID funding in Myanmar does not mention HIV. Why not? https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2017/11/275606.htm?utm_campaign=KFF-2017-Daily-GHP-Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=58523238&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8vVe7Z1uNbXsAxfBfYm8LXHMikEOrbXhRAA0PHNTX2BHi8OhExHmqmCWQPrVUp2y_orSMbHTTHjG1FkTjpuJMBDgUUuQ&_hsmi=58523238#.Wg3J-ECM52U.twitter The USAID symbol is on the #MDG Fund webpage so some funding must have been given to support HIV. https://www.3mdg.org/en/about-the-3mdg-fund And there is a PEPFAR COP. http://www.pepfar.gov/documents/organization/257661.pdf Jamie

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