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[…]

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 Health Providers (2): Former Medical Volunteer Tseng, Po-Chang’s Story

During MTC’s advocacy trip in Taiwan, our former medical volunteer, Tseng Po-Chang, shared his personal experience at MTC that has highly influenced his choice of career and view on life with us and an audience of NGO workers. In his presentation he clearly elaborates on what MTC has been often facing. “This girl from Burma, Read more about Meet Our Health Providers (2): Former Medical Volunteer Tseng, Po-Chang’s Story[…]

Meet Our Health Providers (1): Saw San Myint Htun’s Story

As a consequence of the civil war in Burma/Myanmar, many people could not access basic healthcare service so they came to Mae Tao Clinic on the Thailand-Burma border for basic healthcare services. In addition to the forcefully displaced people on the border, there are approximately 300,000 Burmese migrants in Tak Province, Thailand. Some also escaped Read more about Meet Our Health Providers (1): Saw San Myint Htun’s Story[…]