The Long Road to Recovery: Ethnic and Community-Based Health Organizations Leading the Way to Better Health in Eastern Burma

from Health Information System Working Group
Published on 18 Feb 2015 View Original

Eastern Burma Health Recovery, Decades Away

A new report on the health status of communities in conflict-affected areas of eastern Burma presents data from the first large-scale health survey since the recent ceasefires. The report highlights the critical role of ethnic health structures in providing services and addressing basic health needs, but indicates that key long-term health goals will remain unattainable until there is sustainable peace and structural reform.