19 STORIES TAGGED ‘DR CYNTHIA MAUNG’

Baptist World Alliance Honors Cynthia Maung’s Work at the Mae Tao Clinic

July 9, 2017  •  Author: Saw Shar

Cynthia Maung, a doctor who has spent nearly three decades working with migrants and refugees along the Thai-Myanmar border, was honored with the 2017 Baptist World Alliance Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award. “I’m proud to receive this award for the civic-based o... Read more ►

Dr Cynthia Opens New Mae Tao Clinic in Mae Sot to Continue Providing Healthcare to Migrant Workers and Displaced People from Burma

June 4, 2016  •  Author: Sa Isue

Mae Tao Clinic located in the Thai border town of Mae Sot in Tak Province officially moved to a new purposed built hospital in an effort to keep providing care to people from Burma unable to access the country’s failed healthcare system. Dr. Cynthia Maung, the founder and ... Read more ►

*No quick fix for an ailing health system

February 24, 2015  •  Author: Phil Thornton

Ethnic communities have spent decades building vital services in the absence of government help, but there are now fears interference could result in their work being undermined. While acknowledging Myanmar needs help, Cynthia Maung is not optimistic that a $100 million (abo... Read more ►

Dr. Cynthia Awarded South Korea’s POSCO TJ Park Prize

January 19, 2015  •  Author: Saw Thein Myint

Dr. Cynthia Maung, founder of the Mae Tao Clinic on the Thai-Burma border have been announced the joint winner of South Korean POSCO TJ Park Prize for 2015. Dr Cynthia award was in the category of Community Development & Philanthropy awarded by POSCO TJ Park Foundation.... Read more ►

Dr. Cynthia Maung’s Plants 55 Trees and Calls on International Community to Continue Funding

December 9, 2014  •  Author: Karen News

Dr Cynthia founder of the Mae Tao Clinic on the Thai Burma border that provides free health care to as many 140,000 refugees and migrant workers from Burma each year celebrated her 55th birthday on Saturday 6 December by planting the same number of trees and called on the in... Read more ►

“If You Don’t Have Money, Go Away And Die…”

July 1, 2014  •  Author: Karen News

Ma Ohn Kyi, 44, leans on one foot against a wall inside Mae Tao Clinic on the Thai Burma border. “It took three days by car and one month’s wages to get here,” she says, “it will cost another month’s wages to get back home when I am better.” What should have been... Read more ►

Dr Cynthia: Burma’s Health Crisis Continues

January 2, 2014  •  Author: Karen News

The founder of the renowned Mae Tao Clinic (MTC) warns of “significant barriers” to improving the health of people on the Thai-Burma border, despite some recent reforms in Burma, in an opinion piece for the Bangkok Post. Dr Cynthia Maung says that obstacles to the health... Read more ►

Thai University Bestows Honors Dr Cynthia With Doctorate

December 15, 2013  •  Author: S'Phan Shaung

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will present Dr Cynthia Maung, the founder of Mae Tao Clinic with a honorary doctoral degree in recognition of her work with refugee and migrant communities on the Thai Burma border. Ubon Ratchathani University (UBU), Thaila... Read more ►

NLD donates to Thai-based migrant schools

January 28, 2013  •  Author: Saw Khar Su Nyar (KIC)

Members of Burma’s main opposition party, the National League for Democracy, visited the Thai border town of Mae Sot to discuss education needs of migrant workers’ children living in the border region. The National League for Democracy sent an education network led by U ... Read more ►

Dr. Cynthia Maung: people in Burma still oppressed

December 10, 2012  •  Author: Nan Thoo Lei (KIC)

More than a 1,000 well-wishers turned up at the Child Development Center, a migrant school based in the Thai border town of Mae Sot, to celebrate Dr. Cynthia Maung’s 53rd birthday on the 6th December. Despite her Mae Tao Clinic facing a severe funding shortfall of US$320,0... Read more ►

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