Meet Our Patients (23): Chit Maung Maung’s Story – Malnutrition Case

We are daily workers, doing anything if we get paid. Since a few weeks ago, my children have been having diarrhoea. We didn’t know where to go or what to do. So we decided to use the traditional method to alleviate the diarrhoea — having my children to have curry powder but it did not work. Read more about Meet Our Patients (23): Chit Maung Maung’s Story – Malnutrition Case[…]

[Fundraising Campaign] Thank You!

  Dear friends of Mae Tao Clinic, We are pleased to present to you the result of our fundraising campaign, which was held from October until 31st December, 2017. Our appreciation goes to all individuals, partners and organizations who have supported us. Highlights of the campaign are the kind offer of Borderline Collective, a teashop in Mae Read more about [Fundraising Campaign] Thank You![…]

Meet Our Patients (22): A New Born Baby’s Story

A newborn baby is an 11 days old boy. In his village, there is no clinic but there are a number of health workers providing primary health care. The baby was delivered by unskilled traditional birth attendants (TBA) with health workers in the village. When the baby was born, he has a congenital head defect (Myelomeningocele). “We Read more about Meet Our Patients (22): A New Born Baby’s Story[…]

Meet Our Patients (21): Khin Thi Moe’s Story

According to the United Nations children’s agency,  as many as 150 children under five are dying each day in Myanmar, while 30 – 35 percent suffer from moderate or severe malnutrition. (UNICEF, WTF) We have seen an increased number of children admitted in 2016 for acute severe or moderate malnutrition in the child inpatient department Read more about Meet Our Patients (21): Khin Thi Moe’s Story[…]

Meet Our Patients (20): Tin Ei Mying Noe Aye’s Story

Tin Ei Mying Noe Aye is a newborn baby, a 45-day old girl. When the pregnancy became 7-month, her mom had severe stomach pain so her husband brought her to Mae Tao Clinic. She gave birth to a daughter on that day. When she was born, her weight was only 1 kg. The baby was born too Read more about Meet Our Patients (20): Tin Ei Mying Noe Aye’s Story[…]

Meet Our Patients (19): Saw Nay Htoo’s Story

Saw Nay Htoo was working in Bangkok to support his family before he got hit by a car and started feeling to get paralized in both legs more and more. He had to stop working and visit a number of clinics both in Thailand and Burma/Myanmar but couldn’t find the cause of the symptom. Eventually, Read more about Meet Our Patients (19): Saw Nay Htoo’s Story[…]

Meet Our Patients (18): Naw Htee Khu ‘s Story

Naw Htee Khu’s family has been living in the IDP camp since 2008 after they fled their hometown due to armed conflict between the Burma Army and ethnic armed group. In the camp, she has been suffering from hypertension almost 2 years. One day, she felt a terrible pain in her stomach and back, had Read more about Meet Our Patients (18): Naw Htee Khu ‘s Story[…]