Myanmar

Study on accessing healthcare by the older population in Myanmar

2017-03-17T11:35:57+00:00

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 [...]

Mobile medical units

2017-01-24T09:30:04+00:00

Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar's Ayeyarwady Delta on May-2-3, 2008 causing widespread destruction. Of the 2.4 million people affected by the Cyclone, 200,000 were 55 years old or older at the time. HelpAge International moved quickly to set [...]