Meet Our Patients (35): Wai Wa’s Story – Bronchitis, Pneumonia and Mild malnutrition

A 7-month old girl Wai Wa couldn’t breathe properly and was feverish since she was 2-month-old. Her mom took her to the hospital a number of times, her condition didn’t get better. Although it is far from her place, her mom came to Mae Tao Clinic to get treatment.   Wai Wa is a 7-month-old Read more about Meet Our Patients (35): Wai Wa’s Story – Bronchitis, Pneumonia and Mild malnutrition[…]

Meet Our Patients (34): Shine Tha Htoo’s Story – Newborn baby

“The current place I and my husband live has a great number of migrant workers in need of health care and protection. These include children and pregnant women living in mountainous and jungle areas. They, in general, have transportation and ID issues to access to health services in spite of their serious illnesses or need Read more about Meet Our Patients (34): Shine Tha Htoo’s Story – Newborn baby[…]

Meet Our Patients (32): Toto’s Story – Tuberculosis Case (Together with SMRU)

Today (World TB day, 24 March 2018) we share the hope for a better life of Toto, a young adult in his 30s. Recently, he visited Mae Tao Clinic because he had Tuberculosis (TB) symptoms. He recognized the symptoms because he had TB one time before.   A few years ago, when working in Bangkok, Read more about Meet Our Patients (32): Toto’s Story – Tuberculosis Case (Together with SMRU)[…]

Meet Our Patients (31): Pai Pai’s Story – Eye infection

10 year old boy, Pai Pai hit his head on the ground when playing outside. During the night, his eyes swelled up and reddened, and pain in his eyes, fever, and nausea have exacerbated more and more. Although his mom brought him to a clinic in Myawaddy for 4 times, Pai Pai’s condition didn’t show any improvement. Read more about Meet Our Patients (31): Pai Pai’s Story – Eye infection[…]

Meet Our Patients (30): Saw Say Htoo’s Story – Newborn baby

If Saw Way Htoo’s mom gave birth at the hospital in her village in Burma/Myanmar, the hospital would charge MMK 30,000 (USD 22.2). Including their monthly rent MMK 25,000 (USD 18.5), the cost is almost the half of their monthly salary. It took 2 days to arrive in the city, Myawaddy near Mae Tao Clinic Read more about Meet Our Patients (30): Saw Say Htoo’s Story – Newborn baby[…]

Meet Our Patients (29): Aung Htun Lin’s Story — Cervical Spine Fractures

33-year-old Aung Htun Lin has been admitted to Mae Tao Clinic for over 6 months. His body was paralyzed due to the accident. After receiving physical therapy, he is able to move, eat and stand up alone with/out the aid of assist devices. To make him stand up alone, MTC’s physiotherapists have continuously provided physiotherapy Read more about Meet Our Patients (29): Aung Htun Lin’s Story — Cervical Spine Fractures[…]

Meet Our Students (11): Aye Thu Zar’s Story

I finished 9th grade in Burma and moved to Thailand in order to continue my education because my parents could not afford educational expenses in Burma. Here at Children’s Development Centre boarding house, whenever available, I attend pieces of training — I attended the English speaking, Child Protection and Adolescent training. My dream is to Read more about Meet Our Students (11): Aye Thu Zar’s Story[…]