- Almost all public hospitals remain closed following the country's February coup, with many doctors joining a huge civil strike, leaving the healthcare system incapacitated.
- MSF [aka Doctors Without Borders] added it had reached out to authorities to "understand" the decision. It said it would impact 2,162 people living with HIV and receiving antiretroviral treatment in the city.
- The charity also warned of the risk of further disease transmission, including tuberculosis, as it has been filling gaps in the nation's faltering TB program since February.
- The Red Cross said it was urgently ramping up efforts to meet the humanitarian needs of 236,000 people in Myanmar, which was already reeling from the Covid-19 pandemic before the coup struck.
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