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Election
Mohnyin District Makes 140 Polling Stations Accessible to Voters With Disabilities

Mohnyin District Makes 140 Polling Stations Accessible to Voters With Disabilities

Half of the polling stations in Kachin State’s Mohnyin District will be made handicap accessible ahead of Burma’s general election next month, according to the district’s election commission. The district’s three townships will have 280…

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Kachin State Govt Pledges Minor Financial Support to People With Disabilities

Kachin State Govt Pledges Minor Financial Support to People With Disabilities

As a part of their COVID-19 relief plan, the Kachin State government will give 30,000 kyat (US$22) each to more than 7,600 people with disabilities in the state.  According to the state’s social welfare, relief,…

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Myitkyina Hospital to Offer Free Surgery to People With Disabilities

Myitkyina Hospital to Offer Free Surgery to People With Disabilities

For one week in early February, the public hospital in the Kachin State capital of Myitkyina will provide free medical treatment to patients who are living with physical disabilities, hospital officials said. The program will…