Myanmar

Myanmar Red Cross Society

Community health workers contribute to improving maternal health

Community health workers contribute to improving maternal health

In Myanmar, over 70 per cent of deliveries are home births and of those 43 per cent are not attended by a skilled health worker.

Myanmar: Community health workers receive training about dengue fever, malaria and diarrhoea

Myanmar: Community health workers receive training about dengue fever, malaria and diarrhoea

Kyaw Swe (41) has lived in De Lone Bo village his whole life. This small farming community of 97 families face a number of serious health threats like dengue, malaria, diarrhoea etc.

Red Cross responds to severe flooding in Myanmar

Red Cross responds to severe flooding in Myanmar

Severe flooding in southern Myanmar has caused devastation in many towns and villages with reports of landslides, flash floods and river banks collapsing.

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Contact details

Address:

Red Cross Building
No. 42 Strand Road
Botahtaung Township
Yangon

Contact Information:

Tel: (95) (1) 392028/30, (95)(67) 419041
Fax: (95) (1) 392028/30 (ext. 102), (95)(67) 419036
Telex: 21218 BRCROS BM
Telegram: MYANMARCROSS YANGON
Email: ed-mrcs@myanmarredcross.org.mm
Web: http://www.myanmarredcrosssociety.org

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President : Professor Dr Tha HLA SHWE
  • 1st Vice President: Dr. Hla Pe
  • 2nd Vice-President: Mr (U) Soe Aung
  • Secretary General/Executive Director: Mr (U) Khin Maung HLA
  • Deputy Secretary General (Programme): Dr. Aung Kyaw HTUT
  • Deputy Secretary General (Support): (U) Kim BAWI
  • Director (International Relationship Department): Mr (Daw)Shwe Cin MYINT
  • Director (Organizational Development Department): Mr (Daw) Khin Myo Myat THEIN
  • Director (Health) Head of Blood Services: Dr. Maung Maug HLA
  • Director (Disaster Management): Mr (U) Maung Maung KHIN
  • Director (First Aid & Safety Services): Mr (Daw) Khin Khin SHEIN
  • Director (Administration): Mr (U) Myin SEIN
  • Head of Human Resources Division: Mr (Daw) Su Nwe WAI
  • Honorary Treasurer: Mr (U) Kyi
  • Head of ResourceMobilization Division: Mr (U) Ko Ko KYAW
  • Head of Logistic Division: Mr (Daw) Ei Ei HTWE
  • Head of RFL: Mr (Daw) Su Su LYINN
  • Executive Committee Member (Full time): Prof. Dr. (U) Tun Myint
  • Executive Committee Member (Part time): Dr. Khin May Ohn
  • Executive Committee Member (Part time): Dr. S Kyaw HLA
  • Executive Committee Member (Part time): Dr. Tate Wan
  • Executive Committee Member (Part time): Police Adjutant-General Thein TINT
  • Executive Committee Member (Part time): Mr (U) Soe Kyi

Latest appeals

30 April 2014
Myanmar (MAAMM002)
Myanmar - Annual report 2013
21 October 2013
LTPF_2012_Myanmar (MAAMM002)
Myanmar - Long-Term Planning Framework 2
2 September 2013
Floods
Myanmar - Information bulletin no.3
3 May 2013
Annual appeal (01.63/2003)
Myanmar - Programme update no.1
30 April 2013
Myanmar (MAAMM002)
Myanmar - Annual report 2012

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