TO promote the health of people who live in remote and difficult-to-access areas specialists and medical assistants of the Tatmadaw have voluntered to work in hospitals in some remote areas of Sagaing Region, Chin State and Naga Self-Administrative Region.
Since mid March, specialists and medical assistants have been carrying out healthcare duties for the local peoples of those areas.
The group have provided medical treatment to 4,185 people residing in the villages of the Naga Region, and 4,761 people from the villages of Khamti, Lahe and Layshi townships in Sagaing Region. 5,302 people in the villages of Hakha, Tunzan, Htantalan and Kyikhar townships and 3,826 people residing in the villages of Matupi and Mindat townships, Chin State. The specialists and medical assistants will continue to provide healthcare services for local people in those areas.