LFM News Service 12-21-18

Leprosy removed from the list of top priority
Leprosy has been removed from the list of top priority diseases after the world countries including Myanmar hit the goal of elimination which was defined as a prevalence of less than 1 case per 10,000 populations, according to the Leprosy Eradication Conference.  Read More

A Heartbreaking Look At Leprosy In 2017
The world has forgotten about this ancient disease. But it’s not gone yet.  Read More

Myanmar's Economy to Slow 0.6 Percent, World Bank Says
Myanmar’s economic growth is expected to slow from 6.8 percent in 2017-18 to 6.2 percent in 2018-19 and face potential risks to recovery, according to the World Bank’s latest country report, released Thursday.  Read More

Facebook Shuts Hundreds More Pages Linked to Myanmar Military
As part of its ongoing effort to remove hate speech from its platform, Facebook on Tuesday said it had purged nearly 600 hundred additional accounts, pages and groups with links to the Myanmar military for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior”. Critics have accused Facebook of contributing to outbreaks of deadly violence in Myanmar by allowing the spread of inflammatory rhetoric targeting ethnic communities.  Read More

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