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Myanmar Launches Campaign to Support Breastfeeding Mothers

Some of Myanmar's leading celebrities representing the village of influence in a mother's life are supporting Save the Children's campaign. 

Save the Children's Every Last Child campaign in...

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Myanmar takes first public steps to fight Breast Milk Substitute

Myanmar has now taken first public steps towards a yearlong campaign to fight BMS (Breast Milk Substitute) and support breastfeeding. It was definitely not an easy feat for Myanmar to endorse a...

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Action in ‘First 1000 Days’ vital to improving national nutrition

State Councillor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has recognized the importance of nutrition in the first 1000 days of life and the significant role parents play in determining their children’s future, during...

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Breaking the vicious cycle of poverty in Myanmar’s poorest areas

Lin Lin Kyaw is a 4-year-old living in Auk Kone Village, Laputta Township, Ayeyarwaddy Region of Myanmar. For breakfast every morning, Lin Lin Kyaw’s mother makes him rice with an egg. For lunch,...

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A People with No Place

The five mothers sitting on plastic chairs beside me were decidedly cool while I sweated in the heat that was building, even on what was a relatively cool Myanmar morning.  They were dressed in...

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