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Measles outbreak to be taken care in seven townships of Yangon

According to the statement of increased measles and rubeola epidemics by Yangon Region Public Health Department on 4th Feb 2019, The Ministry of Health and Sports in collaboration with Unicef took an...

Made in Myanmar

A brave new band of entrepreneurial foodies has emerged, stepping up to create world-class products from the bounty of Myanmar. Words by Sam Foot. Photos by Angel Ko Ko. Myanmar’s artisan food story begins in...

Fitness app Flexible Pass celebrates first anniversary with new iPhone function

Health and fitness app Flexible Pass marked its first anniversary with a big celebration at the Chatrium Hotel and the launch of the Flexible Pass iPhone App. A slew of celebrity guests, app users and...

Fitness column: Becoming the strongest version of yourself

A former mentor once told me that “how you do one thing is how you do everything.” He was not the best mentor in many ways, however this one phrase has resonated with me...

Q&A : Thailand’s Bumrungrad Clinic in Yangon

Thailand’s leading private hospital Bumrungrad Hospital has recently opened its first clinic in Yangon to facilitate the growing number of Myanmar patients, flying to Bangkok for medical check-up. MYANMORE talks to Dr. Kirada Thirawattanakul, Preventive...

H1N1 Flu Cases Reported in Myanmar

It has been confirmed that three H1N1 flu cases were suspected at the Yangon General Hospital. For the past few days, the potential outbreak of the H1N1 flu has caught the attention of the Burmese...

Dengue Fever in Yangon

“DON’T even play with your kids, you're at risk of haemorrhaging," the voice down the phone said. “Go to hospital in Bangkok immediately as you might need a blood transfusion.” With those chilling words ringing...

A House for Yogis

Mimi Wu sits down with multi-talented Jojo Yang to talk about her Yangon Yoga House, her long-term plan to expand Myanmar’s health and wellness market, and what exactly Vinyasa Flow yoga is. Jojo Yang, founder...

MEG BERRYMAN – HEALING NATURALLY THROUGH YOGA

Leena Salim is intrigued as Meg Berryman, co-founder of Harmoneat, a social enterprise, shares her personal testimony on healing naturally through yoga TELL US ABOUT YOU AND HOW YOU DISCOVERED YOGA I discovered yoga the same...

TB IN MYANMAR PULLING BACK THE CURTAIN

Check out photos of the response to multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Myanmar, a country seriously affected by this global threat. Can new diagnostic technology help make a difference? Featuring photos by renowned Asia...