Meet Our Students (6): Hser Htoo Htoo Eh’s Story

In 2005, Burmese army attacked my village, burning down villagers’ houses and firing guns.  We had to flee and hide from them because if they caught us, we would have been killed. My parents sent me to Children’s Development Centre boarding house in order for me to be able to go to school and stay Read more about Meet Our Students (6): Hser Htoo Htoo Eh’s Story[…]

Meet Our Trainee (1): Mai Myi Khun’s Story

The clinic where Mai Myi Knun works is supported with medicine from Mae Tao Clinic (MTC). In his clinic, they do not have enough trained medics, most health workers are Community Health Worker (CHW). When medics are busy or attending meetings in other areas, the CHW cannot always properly treat emergency cases. His clinic leader let Read more about Meet Our Trainee (1): Mai Myi Khun’s Story[…]

Dr Cynthia Maung Calls for Support for Mae Tao Clinic (VDO)

Mae Tao Clinic launched the fundraising campaign on October 11 2017, in order to keep caring for vulnerable population from Burma/Myanmar in coming years. In this video, Dr Cynthia Maung, founder of Mae Tao Clinic, explains about how the clinic is of indispensable value for the region. For more information please visit our fundraising campaign page.

Meet Our Patients (16): Kyaw Thu Rah’s Story

Her income is not stable; sometimes she cannot sell any products because no fish and crab/prawn are available at the market. Her husband and brother-in-law are jobless. Her husband helps her sometimes but mostly he drinks and is violent against her. On top of his alcohol problem, he’s been gambling. Her son, Kyaw Thu Rah was Read more about Meet Our Patients (16): Kyaw Thu Rah’s Story[…]

Refugees on the Thai-Burmese border: Past and present (Panel Discussion)

Founder and director of Mae Tao Clinic, Dr Cynthia Maung, attended the panel discussion held by FTTC on October 18, 2017. Dr Cynthia talked about a brief history of Mae Tao Clinic, its activities and current situation along the border since the NLD-led government became the leading party of Myanmar/Burma. More details of the panel Read more about Refugees on the Thai-Burmese border: Past and present (Panel Discussion)[…]

Meet Our Health Providers (3): Saw Hla Htun’s Story

When he went indside the forest with his friends, looking for vegetables, he accidently stepped on a landmine and unfortunately lost his right leg. He was 20. “I could not help feeling sad because of my situation but tried to overcome the sadness by working hard.” Now he works with Mae Tao Clinic after learning Read more about Meet Our Health Providers (3): Saw Hla Htun’s Story[…]

Meet Our Patients (15): A New-Born Baby’s Story

It took them for five-hours to reach Mae Tao Clinic. They were referred to MTC by health workers in their village because the mother had lost three babies prior to her last pregnancy. The couple is very happy with the care they have received at MTC. The staff was nice and attentive. They are very happy Read more about Meet Our Patients (15): A New-Born Baby’s Story[…]

Meet Our Students (4): Bar Soe Gay’s Story

My parents were quarrelling frequently. I don’t really know which reason they argued for. I was always confused and stressed to see my parents did not get along well. Luckily, in early 2017, my parents sent me to Mae Sot, Thailand in order for me to be able to continue studying. Education is my fundamental need. What encourages Read more about Meet Our Students (4): Bar Soe Gay’s Story[…]