NAY PYI TAW - Myanmar is one step closer to ensuring that women and families throughout the country receive high quality reproductive health services and products thanks to a UNFPA, and in partnership with John Snow Inc. and the Ministry of Health, backed standardized national logistics supply chain system which was announced on Thursday (08 May 2014) in Nay Pyi Taw, the nation’s capital. A total of 26 professionals attended a 7 day intensive training session on how to implement as well as operate the upcoming system.
Over the past two decades, multilateral organizations have encouraged increased engagement with private health care providers in developing countries. As these efforts progress, there are concerns that private delivery care may have adverse effects on maternal health. Currently available data do not allow for an in-depth study of the direct effect of privatization on maternal health.