Where we help


  • (updated 25.01.2013)

    Preparing the ground so refugees can return home

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  • Boys are taught by means of a poster.
    (updated 10.04.2012)

    Fighting Tuberculosis in the Township of Maungdaw

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  • Sowing of seedlings.
    (updated 01.12.2011)

    Community-oriented disaster preparedness in areas prone to ...

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  • A health worker keeps record about his patients.
    (updated 01.12.2011)

    Relief for the victims of Cyclon Nargis

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  • Schoolchildren look at hygiene awareness pictures.
    (updated 01.12.2011)

    Fight against HIV/AIDS - Prevention and control project for ...

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  • A health worker keeps record about his patients.
    (updated 01.12.2011)

    Strengthening community-based health services

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  • Scrap of a awareness poster concerning good hygiene behaviour.
    (updated 30.11.2011)

    Water and sanitation in the slums

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  • Children
    (updated 10.12.2010)

    A place of happiness for children from Magyikwin Village

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  • Schoolchildren look at hygiene awareness pictures.
    (updated 10.12.2010)

    Improving disaster preparedness capacities for vulnerable groups

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Facts & Figures

 

General information:
Capital: Naypyidaw 
Area Size: 678,500 km²
Population: 50.5 million

Standard of living:
Average life expectancy: 61.6 years
Infant mortality: 71 per 1,000 live births
Child mortality (children under 5 years): 72.6 per 1,000 live births
Maternal mortality: 380 per 100,000 live births
Government expenditure on health: 0.9%

Health: 
Births attended by skilled personnel: 67.5%
Total prevalence of HIV: 0.7%    
Estimated mortality of TB cases: 57 per 100,000 population

(Sources: www.alertnet.org, www.unicef.org)

Malteser International has been working in Myanmar since 2001.

The database on this website presents an exemplary range of the projects realised in Myanmar.