|REPORTED BY EDITORIAL STAFF, TRANSLATED AND EDITED BY KAK|
A responsible person of the Correction Department in Myanmar said the Eleven Media Group that over one hundred practitioners have been appointed to provide the healthcare services at the prisons and jails across Myanmar, and medical specialists were also invited to participate in this program.
It was learnt that 32 doctors, 50 healthcare officers and 27 nurses, totaling 109 medical personnel, are providing healthcare services to detainees and prisoners at the jails and correction camps across Myanmar at present. Moreover, these inmates have access to medical checkups twice a week, according to the report.
The Correction Department has kept the record photos of monthly healthcare services at their facilities. According to the photo taken on 1 July, the health conditions of Zar Ga Nar (a) Ko Thura, Myanmar comedian-cum-politician at the age of 49, who has been detained at Myitkyina Prison of Kachin State in northern Myanmar, was reportedly quite well. In addition, the photo taken on July 29 showed that Ko Di Nyein Linn, a detainee at the Monywa Prison of Central Myanmar, was also in good health.
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