Mae Tao Clinic: Strengthening the Health System in Southeastern Myanmar (part one)

The Advancing Community Empowerment (ACE) project is working with Mae Tao Clinic and Karen Department of Health and Welfare (KDHW), to jointly strengthen the health system in Mu Traw district of Kayin state and Bago region by delivering critical services and building the health workforce. Under the project’s grant, Mae Tao Clinic and KDHW are Read more about Mae Tao Clinic: Strengthening the Health System in Southeastern Myanmar (part one)[…]

N-Peace Award Message from Dr Cynthia Maung

Dr Cynthia Maung was awarded an N-Peace Award under the category of ‘Untold Stories’ for 2018. Since 1989, she has been providing essential healthcare services to, in particular, women and children who lack and deprived of access. Over 33,000 babies born at MTC since 1990 and hundreds and thousands of mothers and children have received Read more about N-Peace Award Message from Dr Cynthia Maung[…]

Meet Our Patients (60): Newborn Baby

24 years old Powk Yaer delivered her newborn baby at Mae Tao Clinic. Initially, Powk Yaer intended to deliver her baby at home with the assistance of a traditional birth attendant (TBA); however, she developed abdominal pain causing the TBA to recommend that she go to a hospital. Although Mae Sot was over 3 hours Read more about Meet Our Patients (60): Newborn Baby[…]

Meet Our Patients (59): Ko Pyint – Suspected Typhoid Fever

One evening, 10 years old Ko Pyint felt severe pains in his stomach. His mother tried to alleviate the pain with traditional medicine but the pain wasn’t mitigated but even got worse. Next morning his mother decided to bring him to Mae Tao Clinic…   10 years old Ko Pyint is originally from Burma moved to Read more about Meet Our Patients (59): Ko Pyint – Suspected Typhoid Fever[…]

(58) The First Newborn Baby in 2019: Hnin Htet Htet Khiang

Hnin Htet Htet Khiang was delivered on 1st January 2019: she is the first newborn baby of 2019 in the clinic. In Hnin Htet Htet Khaing’s village, there is no clinic. “Regardless of the high transportation cost, most villagers use Mae Tao Clinic whenever they have any health issues: chronic diseases or pregnancy or anything,” said Read more about (58) The First Newborn Baby in 2019: Hnin Htet Htet Khiang[…]

Dr. Cynthia Maung Wins UNDP’s N-Peace Award

MANDALAY—Dr. Cynthia Maung, who for decades has been the guiding light of the Mae Tao Clinic just across the Thai border from Myawaddy in Karen State, is among the recipients of this year’s N-Peace Awards, bestowed by the United Nations Development Program Asia-Pacific to honor those working to build peace and empower women in conflict Read more about Dr. Cynthia Maung Wins UNDP’s N-Peace Award[…]

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