Immunization (EPI) Project Officer
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Health Poverty Action was founded in 1984, and is an international NGO working in health and its social determinants with headquarters in London. Our vision is a world which the poorest and most marginalized enjoy their right to health. We work with some of the poorest and most marginalized communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, often in very difficult environments and fragile states. HPA works to enable these communities to achieve both immediate and long-term improvements to their health, promoting the realization of Millennium Development Goals “Make sure everyone healthy lifestyle and promote well-being of all ages”. We established the East Asia Programme Office in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China for the purpose of managing projects in China and Myanmar In 2003. Our work in China and Myanmar mainly includes maternal and child health care, expanded programme of immunization, community health education, establishing and strengthening local health network, the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis, improving water and sanitation systems, etc. Current project areas in Myanmar include Pangwa (Kachin Special Region 1), Laiza (Kachin Special Region 2), Pangsang (WA), MengLa (SR4), Laukkai (Kokang) and Myitkyina.