CHILD PROTECTION & EDUCATION
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.
MTC provides free health care for refugees, migrant workers, and other individuals who make the dangerous journey across the border from Burma to Thailand.
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.
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
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.
MTC Strategic Plan 2017-2021
MTC 2018 Annual Report
Dr Cynthia Maung Calls For Your Support
Maesot is a town in Thailand bordering Burma that has become the crossroad for Burmese people seeking better lives. It was once known as an NGO capital because of the huge population of refugees and migrants from Burma seeking shelter there. A part of Tak province, Maesot is now a special economic zone built largely Read more about [INQUIRER.NET] An ethnic Karen finds home in clinic where Burmese are given hope[…]
This year there is a mass outbreak of Chikungunya in Thailand; from January through the early July over 4,000 cases were reported. MTC has observed increased numbers of clients with mosquito-borne diseases, including Dengue fever compared to last year. Win’s symptoms show clear signs of Chikungunya: joint pain, fever, headache, rashes on the body. Health Read more about Meet Our Patients (67): Win — Chikungunya (mosquito-borne diseases)[…]
Thar Dar, mother of the twins went 6 months without knowing she was pregnant as there were no physical tip-offs of pregnancy. Around 6th month in, her belly was rapidly swelling so she went to see a doctor in the village, and it turned out that she was pregnant. She had numbers of questions regarding Read more about Meet Our Patients (66) : Twins![…]
This article is written by Irrawaddy on 18 July 2019. You can read the original article here The Mae Tao Clinic, known locally as the Student Clinic, in Mae Sot, Thailand, near the Myanmar border, has been providing basic healthcare services for internally displaced persons (IDP) and migrant workers for three decades. With the changing political Read more about Accessible Healthcare Requires Local Participation: Dr. Cynthia Maung[…]
My parents could not afford our education but did not want us to give up our studies. They looked for a way we can continue studying and found that we could study at migrant learning centers (MLC) along the Thai-Burma border. My name is Oh. I am originally from Karen state, Burma. I have 2 Read more about Meet Our Students (34): Oh’s Story[…]
During the antenatal care visits, MTC health staff detected some issues and recommended that Ma Oo should go to Hospital in case an emergency presented during her delivery. Unfortunately, Ma Oo does not have the financial resources to seek care at Hospital, so she insisted that she wanted to deliver at MTC. As health staff Read more about Meet Our Patients (65): Newborn Baby[…]
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Those who would like to download original pictures, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org On Saturday, June 22, Mae Tao Clinic held a big ceremony to celebrate our 30-year anniversary. Thousands of people from partner organisations, INGOs, CBOs, CSOs, government bodies, communities, and overseas graced this special occasion with their presences. During the ceremony, our long-term and dedicated Read more about MTC 30th Anniversary: Day 3 – Celebration[…]
Those who would like to download original pictures, please contact email@example.com As part of the 30-year anniversary, donor meeting was held on June 21, Friday. During the meeting, we briefed on the outcomes of the MTC’s Border Symposium took place a day before and presented MTC’s sustainability strategy, evidence-based strategic planning with Health Information Systems Read more about MTC 30th Anniversary: Day 2 – Donor Meeting[…]
On Thursday, June 20th, as part of the 30-year anniversary celebration, Ms. and Mr. Mae Tao Clinic contest was held. Tens of candidates from Migrant Learning Centres were showing off their attractiveness to audiences on – offline and entertained hundreds of supporters. Our trainees and staff gave performances to celebrate this special event.