Bringing healthcare to one of Myanmar's most remote areas is a huge challenge for NGOs and government agencies alike. Victoria Milko

Southeast Asia Dispatches — Episode 15

Author: Victoria Milko, Adam Bemma, Mark Tilly, Kirsten Han
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This week, Victoria Milko takes a look at how providers are bringing healthcare to the Naga Self-Administered Zone (00:50), Adam Bemma speaks to Hasan Al-Akraa, a refugee in Malaysia who uses social media to provide support to fellow asylum seekers (09:50), Mark Tilly talks to Hanna Guy of sustainable clothing label Dorsu Cambodia about conditions in the garment industry (17:06), and Kirsten Han argues that the lack of information about the death penalty in Singapore affects accountability and debate (23:52).

Victoria Milko

Victoria Milko is a multimedia journalist based in Myanmar. She is currently an editor at Frontier Myanmar, with her work also found in The Washington Post, NPR, and others.

Adam Bemma

Adam Bemma is a Canadian journalist, media trainer and media development advisor based in Bangkok, Thailand.

Mark Tilly

Mark is an Australian born journalist based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. His work has also appeared in Southeast Asia Globe, Crikey and Vice.

Kirsten Han

Kirsten Han is Editor-in-Chief of New Naratif, and a Singaporean journalist whose work often revolves around the themes of social justice, human rights, politics and democracy. Her bylines have appeared in publications like The Guardian, Foreign Policy, Asia Times and Waging Nonviolence. As an activist, Kirsten has advocated for an end to the death penalty in Singapore, and is a founding member of abolitionist group We Believe in Second Chances. Reach her at kirsten.han@newnaratif.com.

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