Dr Cynthia Maung wins the 2018 Roux Prize

Dear friends of Mae Tao Clinic, We are excited and honoured to announce that on September 26th,Dr. Cynthia Maung has been awarded the 2018 Roux Prize. She has personally attended the awarding ceremony in Washington DC, U.S.A. The Roux Prize was established by David and Barbara Roux in 2013 to award innovation in the application of disease burden research, and Read more about Dr Cynthia Maung wins the 2018 Roux Prize[…]

Meet Our Patients (53): Nay Min Htet’s Story — Newborn baby

Than Than Soe, together with her husband, used to work as porters, carrying and loading cargo into trucks. While the job was very tough and challenging, the income was low and unstable so they decided to move to Thailand in search of better jobs. “I delivered my first child at home by Traditional Birth Attendant Read more about Meet Our Patients (53): Nay Min Htet’s Story — Newborn baby[…]

Meet Our Patients (52): Wint Hmoe Naing’s Story — Acute Severe Malnutrition

1 year and 6 months old Wint Hmoe Naing was a healthy little girl. After 3 months of separation with her mom, Wint Hmoe Naing became severely sick, couldn’t eat or walk and didn’t react to anything. She has wounds and scars on her whole body…   Wint Hmoe Naing is 1 year and 6 months old, Read more about Meet Our Patients (52): Wint Hmoe Naing’s Story — Acute Severe Malnutrition[…]

Meet Our Patients (51): U Win Thein’s Story — Pneumonia

66 years old U Win Thein has been having respiratory issues since he was 50 years old. This year frequency of his cough has increased. One day he had a bad cough, vomited blood and felt weary. He was suspected with Tuberculousis at a hospital, sent back home to collect sputum. After U Win Thein came back home, Read more about Meet Our Patients (51): U Win Thein’s Story — Pneumonia[…]

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[…]

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