Dr. Cynthia Maung Wins UNDP’s N-Peace Award

MANDALAY—Dr. Cynthia Maung, who for decades has been the guiding light of the Mae Tao Clinic just across the Thai border from Myawaddy in Karen State, is among the recipients of this year’s N-Peace Awards, bestowed by the United Nations Development Program Asia-Pacific to honor those working to build peace and empower women in conflict Read more about Dr. Cynthia Maung Wins UNDP’s N-Peace Award[…]

Meet Our Patients (57): Poe Chi’s Story – Suspected Meningitis

2-day-old Poe Chi started becoming feverish. His mom brought him to a clinic in the village to receive treatment. However, over 2 days Poe Chi’s fever was not dropping but rather his body was burning with fever. Eventually, Poe Chi became unconscious. His mom noticed the urgency of the situation, she hailed a taxi came Read more about Meet Our Patients (57): Poe Chi’s Story – Suspected Meningitis[…]

Meet Our Patients (56): Wahr and Kyaw’s Story — Landmine Survivors

When armed conflicts were prevalent in Karen state 10 years ago, Kyaw accidentally stepped on a landmine. He was referred to Mae Sot General Hospital and had to have one leg amputated. The same accident happened to Wahr 3 years ago and he also lost his one leg. There are around 90 landmine survivors in Read more about Meet Our Patients (56): Wahr and Kyaw’s Story — Landmine Survivors[…]

Meet Our Patients (55): Min – Measles and Pneumonia

10 months old Min started having a high fever and continued coughing and crying. Although his parents had him tested at a clinic in their village, his symptom kept getting worse. In the end, Min couldn’t eat at all and had rashes on his whole body. Child Inpatient Department at Mae Tao Clinic staff examined him and Read more about Meet Our Patients (55): Min – Measles and Pneumonia[…]

Dr Cynthia Maung: Speech on lives and challenges of refugees, migrants and displaced people along the Thailand-Burma border

On October 4, 2018, CGHSR hosted Dr. Cynthia Maung, Founder and Director of the Mae Tao Clinic, to give the talk, “Lives and challenges of refugees, migrants and displaced people along the Thailand-Burma border”. In the talk, Dr. Maung discusses the situation on the Thailand-Burma border and how the lives of the people have been affected by ongoing Read more about Dr Cynthia Maung: Speech on lives and challenges of refugees, migrants and displaced people along the Thailand-Burma border[…]

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