TORONTO, 10 June 2014 - A delegation of ASEAN high-level economic officials led by H.E. Dr. Kan Zaw, Union Minister for National Planning and Economic Development of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and Chairman of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Council, visited Canada from 2-5 June to further… ...Readmore..
YANGON, 11 June 2014 - ASEAN and U.S. discussed their cooperation in the Political-Security, Economic, and Socio-Cultural fields at the 27th ASEAN-US Dialogue in Yangon, Myanmar on 9-10 June. The Meeting ...Readmore..
Highlight on access to safe drinking water: The MDG drinking water target, which calls for halving the proportion of the population without sustainable access to safe drinking water between 1990 and 2015, was met in 2010, five years ahead of schedule. While this is a tremendous achievement, continued efforts are… ...Readmore..
Today’s health Internet offers a wide range of benefits, to individual consumers and health professionals, as well as to national health systems and global public health. In many countries the public goes online for health information, participates in online communities and buys products and services for health and wellbeing. Health… ...Readmore..
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - A report released today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund together with the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), WHO and partners reveals that major deficits in the midwifery workforce occur in 73 countries where these services are most desperately needed. The report recommends new strategies… ...Readmore..