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


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. […]


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


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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