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[…]

Dr Cynthia Maung wins the 2018 Roux Prize

Dear friends of Mae Tao Clinic, We are excited and honoured to announce that on September 26th,Dr. Cynthia Maung has been awarded the 2018 Roux Prize. She has personally attended the awarding ceremony in Washington DC, U.S.A. The Roux Prize was established by David and Barbara Roux in 2013 to award innovation in the application of disease burden research, and Read more about Dr Cynthia Maung wins the 2018 Roux Prize[…]

Meet Our Patients (53): Nay Min Htet’s Story — Newborn baby

Than Than Soe, together with her husband, used to work as porters, carrying and loading cargo into trucks. While the job was very tough and challenging, the income was low and unstable so they decided to move to Thailand in search of better jobs. “I delivered my first child at home by Traditional Birth Attendant Read more about Meet Our Patients (53): Nay Min Htet’s Story — Newborn baby[…]

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