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OUR COVID-19 RESPONSE IN MYANMAR

Our concerns

MedicalInadequate access to healthcare
Myanmar lacks an adequate number of treatment centres and medical supplies to treat COVID-19. There is also a lack of accessible information for the community regarding COVID-19 prevention. 

Our response

MedicalEquipping healthcare staff
We have donated medical supplies and are training frontline workers to prevent infection. 

MedicalMSF-run healthcare facilities
MSF has opened COVID-19 treatment centres in Yangon and Myitkyina and Hpakant in Kachin state, with 70 beds available for those with severe symptoms across the three sites. We are also providing telemedicine consultations and home-based care. 

MedicalCommunity education
We have been sharing COVID-19 prevention messaging at our clinics and on social media. We are also operating COVID-19 information telephone lines. 

MedicalSupporting health authorities
We are referring potentially infected patients for tests from our existing clinics. 

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