Meet Our Patients (31): Pai Pai’s Story – Eye infection

10 year old boy, Pai Pai hit his head on the ground when playing outside. During the night, his eyes swelled up and reddened, and pain in his eyes, fever, and nausea have exacerbated more and more. Although his mom brought him to a clinic in Myawaddy for 4 times, Pai Pai’s condition didn’t show any improvement. Read more about Meet Our Patients (31): Pai Pai’s Story – Eye infection[…]

Meet Our Patients (30): Saw Say Htoo’s Story – Newborn baby

If Saw Way Htoo’s mom gave birth at the hospital in her village in Burma/Myanmar, the hospital would charge MMK 30,000 (USD 22.2). Including their monthly rent MMK 25,000 (USD 18.5), the cost is almost the half of their monthly salary. It took 2 days to arrive in the city, Myawaddy near Mae Tao Clinic Read more about Meet Our Patients (30): Saw Say Htoo’s Story – Newborn baby[…]

Meet Our Patients (29): Aung Htun Lin’s Story — Cervical Spine Fractures

33-year-old Aung Htun Lin has been admitted to Mae Tao Clinic for over 6 months. His body was paralyzed due to the accident. After receiving physical therapy, he is able to move, eat and stand up alone with/out the aid of assist devices. To make him stand up alone, MTC’s physiotherapists have continuously provided physiotherapy Read more about Meet Our Patients (29): Aung Htun Lin’s Story — Cervical Spine Fractures[…]

Meet Our Patients (28): Phyu Phint Thu’s Story – Abscess-Hemangioma

  Phyu Phint Thu is a 6-month-old girl and is the first child. Her parents are farmers. Phyu Phint Thu was born healthy but there are rashes on her hip, which last over 5 months. Rashes have become increasingly larger and festered. She started having a fever and the wound was swelling up.   Phyu Phint Read more about Meet Our Patients (28): Phyu Phint Thu’s Story – Abscess-Hemangioma[…]

Meet Our Patients (27): Myo Min Zaw’s Story – Breech Birth Case

Ei Moe visited Mae Tao Clinic twice for the Antenatal Care. During the visit, she received health supplements and mosquito net and took the urine and blood test for her baby. When Ei Moe’s son was delivered, he did not breath at first so MTC medics had to resuscitate the baby. In addition, the baby Read more about Meet Our Patients (27): Myo Min Zaw’s Story – Breech Birth Case[…]

Meet Our Patients (26): San Htoo’s Story – Acute Watery Diarrhea Case

  When a nine-month-old patient, San Htoo, was diagnosed with acute watery diarrhea and admitted at Child In-Patient Department, he had watery diarrhea and abdominal pain for three days and vomited everything he consumed. He was feverish and dehydrated. During the interview, we could see San Htoo became healthy. He was making a bright smile Read more about Meet Our Patients (26): San Htoo’s Story – Acute Watery Diarrhea Case[…]

Meet Our Patients (25): Basis’s Story – Stroke Case

Basis was 36-year-old when he decided to move to Thailand to look for a job opportunity. He suffered a severe stroke in 2015. Since then he has been having various aftereffects — he couldn’t move or walk. Although he went to see doctors at Thai government hospital, his condition did not improve. His friend suggested that Read more about Meet Our Patients (25): Basis’s Story – Stroke Case[…]

Meet Our Patients (24): Soe Than’s Story – Diabetes Case

Soe Than has been working at one of the factories in Mae Sot, Thailand for 20 years. Since November, he’s been suffering from wounded top of his foot. He visited the MTC but the wound kept hurting badly and did not heal even after the treatment. So Soe Than visited the MTC again and the Read more about Meet Our Patients (24): Soe Than’s Story – Diabetes Case[…]

Meet Our Patients (23): Chit Maung Maung’s Story – Malnutrition Case

We are daily workers, doing anything if we get paid. Since a few weeks ago, my children have been having diarrhoea. We didn’t know where to go or what to do. So we decided to use the traditional method to alleviate the diarrhoea — having my children to have curry powder but it did not work. Read more about Meet Our Patients (23): Chit Maung Maung’s Story – Malnutrition Case[…]

Meet Our Patients (22): A New Born Baby’s Story

A newborn baby is an 11 days old boy. In his village, there is no clinic but there are a number of health workers providing primary health care. The baby was delivered by unskilled traditional birth attendants (TBA) with health workers in the village. When the baby was born, he has a congenital head defect (Myelomeningocele). “We Read more about Meet Our Patients (22): A New Born Baby’s Story[…]