Category: Health

Bangladesh: Epidemiological Highlights Week 2 (6-12 Jan 2020)

Highlights:

Number of Measles cases are being sustained high since last September 2019

Measles Outbreak Response Immunization going on the camp from January 12 to February 12, 2020 and target age group is 6 month to < 10 year in the camp population

Proposed date of 2nd …

Posted in Health January 17, 2020

Blast Kills 4 Children in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

YANGON, MYANMAR – Four children were killed and five injured alongside their teacher as an explosion hit while they collected firewood in an area of Myanmar’s Rakhine state beset by fighting between the military and Arakan Army (AA) rebels.

It …

Posted in Health January 7, 2020

Death Toll Increases to 24 in Cambodia Building Collapse

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – The death toll has risen to at least 24 and 23 more people are listed as injured in the collapse of a building in Cambodia that trapped workers under rubble, officials said Sunday.

The seven-story concrete …

Posted in Health January 4, 2020

Myanmar’s landmine victims bound to increase as war goes on

On the heels of the Landmine Monitor 2019 by Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor in November, a series of landmines exploded in Namhsan Township in northern Shan State during the second week of December causing both casualties and injuries.

Landmines …

Posted in Health December 31, 2019

Myanmar’s landmine victims bound to increase as war goes on

On the heels of the Landmine Monitor 2019 by Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor in November, a series of landmines exploded in Namhsan Township in northern Shan State during the second week of December causing both casualties and injuries.

Landmines …

Posted in Health December 31, 2019