Myanmar

Myanmar’s national forum on universal social pension held in Pyidaungsu Hluttaw

2017-03-28T11:52:29+00:00 Tags: , , , |

On 16 March, 2017, a forum to raise the awareness among parliamentarians on Myanmar’s National Universal Social Pension Scheme was held in Pyidaungsu Hluttaw. The Government of Myanmar will be funding and rolling out the first Universal National Social Pension [...]

Study on accessing healthcare by the older population in Myanmar

2017-03-17T11:35:57+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This study analyses the health seeking behaviour and utilisation of healthcare services among older people. Further, it identifies and examines barriers to healthcare access along several dimensions including: availability, geographic accessibility, affordability and acceptability. These dimensions of accessibility are [...]

Community-Based Social Protection in the Dry Zone, Myanmar

2016-12-26T07:05:16+00:00 Tags: , , , |

HelpAge International (Myanmar Country Office), with funding from LIFT donor consortium, has embarked on a three-year project to expand social protection to vulnerable households in Myanmar’s central dry zone. The project seeks to strengthen community and government capacity to [...]