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USAID Recognizes Private Sector Leadership in Myanmar’s Coffee Sector

For Immediate Release July 17, 2019 Yangon – Thanks to a partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), local coffee producers have entered the multi-billion dollar international specialty coffee market and are now providing locally-produced world class coffee to more consumers in Myanmar ‎and to export markets, including in the United States. Today USAID ...
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Public Designation, Due to Gross Violations of Human Rights, of Burmese Military Officials

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY SECRETARY POMPEO July 16, 2019 Today, the Department of State is publicly designating the following individuals and their immediate family members for the named individuals’ responsibility for gross human rights violations, including in extrajudicial killings in northern Rakhine State, Burma, during the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya: Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing ...
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Ministry of Health and Sports and USAID Mark Progress in Ending the TB Epidemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2019 Nay Pyi Taw – On behalf of Union Minister of Health and Sports H.E. Dr. Myint Htwe, Dr. Thandar Lwin, Deputy Director General for Disease Control and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Teresa McGhie spoke of significant milestones towards ending the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in Myanmar and fulfilling ...
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New Analyses from the Myanmar Demographic and Health Survey Released to Inform Scale-up of Health Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 5, 2019 New Analyses from the Myanmar Demographic and Health Survey Released to Inform Scale-up of Health Services Yangon – Professor Dr. Zaw Than Htun, Director General of Medical Research, Ministry of Health and Sports and Teresa McGhie, Mission Director, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) opened a day-long session during ...
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