WHO Team visit the ongoing vaccination project in western Burma
Maungdaw, 6th March 03: On 27th February a WHO team visited vaccination centres in the northern part of Rakhine State, in western Burma, according to a doctor engaged in the project.
The visiting team included Dr Rosette Navora and Ms Karitado and Dr Kyi Myint from UNHCR, Maungdaw, Dr Hla Tun from the government township hospital, who went to
From there the team went to Phah-watt-chaung village dispensary under Nasaka Area #5, where they met the midwife and other four health workers including twenty-five villagers. There the team inquired of the village council chairman Maung Fo Wai, of the ongoing vaccination programme in the area funded by the World Health Organisation. The vaccination programme includes preventive shots against Polio, Measles, Whooping cough, Tetanus, Tuberculosis and Pneumonia.
On 26th February the team went to the
The visit of the WHO team has been aimed at making inquiries into the irregularities in the health programmes implemented in the respective areas and inspecting the overall healthcare practices in the most neglected part of