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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Annual Report 2017 is Out!

We are pleased and excited to inform you that our annual report 2017 is now available (click here)! 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 Read more about Annual Report 2017 is Out![…]

Meeting with the new representative of the TECO

On May 9th, Dr Cynthia Maung and colleagues of our partner organisations Suwannimit Foundation and The Border Consortium – TBC met with the new representative of the Taiwan Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Bangkok, Dr. Chen-Yuan Tung, to discuss the cooperation between TECO, Mae Tao Clinic and border-based organisations. TECO has been a long-time supporter of Mae Read more about Meeting with the new representative of the TECO[…]

Dr Cynthia Maung and Mae Tao Clinic [Yahoo Japan Video]

In this video, Dr Cynthia Maung describes the current situation along the Thai-Burma border. She sheds light on achievement and challenges of Mae Tao Clinic and shares her vision on the future of MTC.   Director of this video, Yoju Matsubayashi is a documentary filmmaker and a winner of the anthropology and sustainable development prize at Read more about Dr Cynthia Maung and Mae Tao Clinic [Yahoo Japan Video][…]

[Fundraising Campaign] Thank You!

  Dear friends of Mae Tao Clinic, We are pleased to present to you the result of our fundraising campaign, which was held from October until 31st December, 2017. Our appreciation goes to all individuals, partners and organizations who have supported us. Highlights of the campaign are the kind offer of Borderline Collective, a teashop in Mae Read more about [Fundraising Campaign] Thank You![…]