Meet Our Patients (50): Ma Htoo’s Story — Newborn baby

31 years old, a mom of a newborn baby Ma Htoo is a daily worker, making around THB 100 – 150 (USD 3 – 4.5) per day. Her family, including herself, has no legal status such as residence permit or work permit in Thailand. Nevertheless, she hopes to continue living in Thailand with her family. “People like Read more about Meet Our Patients (50): Ma Htoo’s Story — Newborn baby[…]

Meet Our Patients (49): Ma Myint San’s Story — Newborn baby

5 children’s mother, Ma Myint San delivered her baby at Mae Tao Clinic 3 days ago. She is healthy during and after the delivery. Nevertheless, her baby is premature, born at 8 months, has low birth weight (2kg; 4.4 lbs), and is jaundiced with neonatal sepsis… Ma Myint San is 38 years old, a mother of a Read more about Meet Our Patients (49): Ma Myint San’s Story — Newborn baby[…]

Meet Our Patients (48): Eh Ken Ler’s Story – Bowel Malrotation

In the last 5 months 3 years old Eh Ken Ler’s health condition has gotten worse. When she arrived at Mae Tao Clinic, she had a number of symptoms, including vomiting, thirst, sunken eyes, fatigue and very skinny but swollen tummy. Child Inpatient Department staff examined her and detected holes in her big bowels. She Read more about Meet Our Patients (48): Eh Ken Ler’s Story – Bowel Malrotation[…]

Meet Our Patients (47): Naw Hla Paw’s Story – Perinephric Abscess

40 years old Naw Hla Paw had a severe pain in her stomach and her body was feverish a few weeks ago. She went to see a doctor but the doctor suggested that she should go to a more advanced health service facility and it could cost over 100,000 Myanmar Kyat, which is equivalent to Read more about Meet Our Patients (47): Naw Hla Paw’s Story – Perinephric Abscess[…]

Annual Report 2017 is Out!

We are pleased and excited to inform you that our annual report 2017 is now available (click here)! You can find out more about our key activities and achievements across our various departments, including health services, health worker training, education, child protection and strengthening the ethnic health systems in Eastern Burma. The report also elaborates Read more about Annual Report 2017 is Out![…]

Meet Our Patients (46): Saw Hay Nay Thar Htoo’s Story – Newborn Baby

“Even though I felt contractions, I could not go to a government hospital in my city as I do not speak Burmese. I had to wait until the morning when we could cross the border (so that I can go to Mae Tao Clinic to deliver),” said Paw Lar Yuu who delivered her first child Read more about Meet Our Patients (46): Saw Hay Nay Thar Htoo’s Story – Newborn Baby[…]