Foreign Affairs – June 5, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Foreign Affairs – June 5, 2014

The committee continues its study on the security conditions and economic development in the Asia-Pacific region. Inter Pares’ Rebecca Wolsak provides the Senators with a summary of Burma’s history and gives context for the Southeast Asian nation’s ethnic conflict. Appearing alongside Ms. Wolsak is a delegation of health care workers from Burma which includes Dr. Cynthia Maung (director of the Mao Tao Clinic), Saw Nay Htoo (program director of the Burma Medical Association), and Gary Rozema (program coordinator for the Burma Relief Centre). The witnesses discuss the struggle of Burma’s citizens to receive adequate health care. (June 5, 2014)