Podcast: The mental health impact of COVID-19

The strain of living under the threat of COVID-19 is starting to have an impact on the people of Myanmar.

Facing job losses and stress over their health and family, many people are reporting an increase in anxiety. This week we look at the mental health impacts of coronavirus and how people are coping, and what services are available to them.

Listen in Burmese.


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