Healthcare out of reach in Myanmar’s Chin State
HLA LAUNG PAN,
4 December 2013
(IRIN Asia) -
In northwestern Myanmar’s mountainous Chin State, Lu Lein, a widow in her late 50s, often finds breathing difficult, her heart palpitations are worrying, and even small efforts can be exhausting, but she has no idea what these symptoms mean. She lives in a village an hour by motorbike over rocky hills from Kanpetlet, the nearest township.