Since the military coup on 1st February 2021, we have seen a rapid and complex deterioration in Myanmar’s health system, with immense disruption to healthcare access.
In the 12 months that followed the country’s coup, at least
415 attacks & threats
against health workers and health infrastructure were perpetrated.
Since the military coup in Myanmar on 1st February 2021, health professionals involved in Health Partnerships between the UK and Myanmar have come together to support colleagues on the frontline of the response.
Guided by the principles of medical neutrality, more than 50 organisations are involved in activities across four areas:
Medical education & quality improvement, Communications, Advocacy, Fundraising
Dr Thinn Thinn Hlaing, Myanmar Country Director, THET
Our collective efforts were acknowledged by the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care.