mae tao clinic for 30 years since 1989

Our services



While Mae Tao Clinic began as a humble health service delivery organisation, it has evolved into an umbrella social services network for refugees, migrant workers, and other displaced Burmese. As a focal point of these activities, child protection is the most rapidly growing area of need.

Go to health services

health services

MTC provides free health care for refugees, migrant workers, and other individuals who make the dangerous journey across the border from Burma to Thailand.

Go to Training


Mae Tao Clinic is viewed as an excellent training facility as it offers skilled trainers, including Burmese doctors, senior medics, and international professionals. Due to the Clinic’s high patient load, it also offers extensive practical training.

Go to health systems strengthening

health systems strengthening

The Health Systems Strengthening Project is a network of ethnic and community health organisations who are working together to strengthen health systems in Eastern Burma, and to advocate for equitable and essential primary health services for vulnerable and displaced people throughout Burma.

Key Health Service Statistics 2018

In 2018 MTC

continued to provide essential primary health care to a significant number of clients. This population would be unable to afford health care in Burma or Thailand. Mae Tao Clinic provided 97,648 consultations; of them, 7,314 were admitted for the further diagnoses and treatment. Among the total patients, 61% were women and 25% were children under 5 years old.

  • 97,648

  • 7,314

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MTC Strategic Plan 2017-2021

The contextual environment in which we are operating has changed so dramatically over years we are now presenting a revised Strategic Plan for 2017-2021.
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MTC 2018 Annual Report

You can find out more about our key activities and achievements across our various departments, including health services, health worker training, education, child protection and strengthening the ethnic health systems in Eastern Burma. The report also elaborates on the challenges we have faced and our strategies for a sustainable future.
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