World Bank Podcasts

Jim Yong Kim: Myanmar's Chance to Boost Prosperity, End Poverty

April 21, 2014 - January 26, 2014 - Yangon, Myanmar - The government here has put forward ambitious plans to dramatically increase access to electricity and health care, especially in rural areas. Both are huge problems; some 70% of all people in Myanmar do not have access to electricity, and public health issues, including the spread of TB, need to be more effectively curtailed. What can we do about these problems? Actually, quite a bit. Listen to the podcast from the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon to learn more. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.