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Burma* (Myanmar)

General Country Information
Capital: Naypyidaw
Population: 48,336,763 (2011)
Form of Government: Unitary Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 604,700 (2010)
Telephone - mobile: 594,000 (2010)
Internet hosts:
1,033 (2011)
Internet users: 110,000 (2009)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.04
World Rank 2005/2006: 179

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Myanmar Christian Fellowship of the Blind
No. 165, Baho Street, 2 Qtr.
Mayangone Township,
Yangon, Myanmar.
Email: mcfbgso@myanmar.net.mm
Tel: +95-1-661689 / 662034

Myanmar Independent Living Initiative
No. 16 (B), Yae Twin Gyi sub-street, Thar  Yar Aye Road, 
Mayangon Township, Myanmar
Email: info.myanmarili@gmail.com
Tel: +959-450067247 / +959-2301021

Eden Centre for Disabled Children – Associate
No. 56, Wa Oo 4th Street,
Phawkan (Aungsan P.O),
Insein Township,
11000 Yangon, Myanmar
Email: admin@edencentre.org
Tel: +95-1-640399
Fax: +95-1-640339

Myanmar Disabled Peoples' Organization (MDPO)
Office, Room B/104, No. 797,
Mac Tower II, BO GYOKE Road, Lanmadaw,
Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: +95-1-222 923

Myanmar Physically Handicapped Association
No. 51, Nyaugtone St, Sanchaung, Yangon,
Email: info@myanmarmpha.org
Tel: +95-01-518410 / +95-01-511684

National Rehabilitation Hospital - Associate
Min Dhama Road, Corner of Kyaik Waing Pagoda Road,
Ward 3, MYGN, Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: +95-1-660715 / 660898
Fax: +95-1-527502

Raise up Persons with Disabilities Group
6-A Thayarare 3rd Lane, Mayangon,
Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: +95-1-724093

School for Disabled Children
65, Kyaik Waing Pagoda Road,
Mayagone Township,
Yangon, Myanmar
Tel: +95-1-661442