20 STORIES TAGGED ‘MAE TAO CLINIC’

International Donor Stop Funding Means Dr. Cynthia’s Clinic Staff Salaries Slashed by 20%

October 5, 2017  •  Author: Saw Shar

Funding cuts to Burma related groups working on the Thai-Burma border have resulted in 20% salary reduction for health workers at Mae Tao Clinic. The Clinic has run a free service for migrant, refugee and people from Burma for 28 years. Mae Tao clinic’s deputy-managin... 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 ►

Children Right Groups Want New Gov’t To Recognize Birth Registration of Migrant and Conflict Affected Communities

February 5, 2016  •  Author: Sa Isue

Burma community based groups working on child protection issues met to press the new government to recognize birth registrations recorded on the Thai Burma border and among migrant communities in Thailand. The Committee for the Protection and Promotion of Child Rights (CPPCR... Read more ►

Warning! Children At Risk – Severe Dengue Can Kill

July 30, 2015  •  Author: Aya TABATA, Karen News

Parents on the Thai Burma border have good reason to be worried that their children will become infected with the dengue virus. Statistics from the Thai Ministry of Health’s Department of Disease Control reveal that they as of July 27, 2015 – 39,597 people had been d... Read more ►

STOP DENGUE 2015: ASEAN DENGUE DAY – Border Communities Battle Dengue Fever

June 14, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

To commemorate ASEAN Dengue Day on June 15, 2015, international aid agencies, community based groups and public health workers across the region are organizing theatre performances, school art competitions, fumigation programs and awareness campaigns. In the Thai border tow... Read more ►

Thai, Burmese and Belgium Heart Surgeons Operate To Give Children a Chance

April 10, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

The Burma Children Medical Fund organized and took a team of health specialists from Mae Tao Clinic, located in the Thai border town of Mae Sot and from Lampang Hospital, northern Thailand to Hpa-an in eastern Burma. The health specialists were in Hpa-an to do echocardiogram... 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 ►

*As Myanmar health care fails to improve, poor continue to cross border

November 28, 2014  •  Author: Ryan Dagur

After six-year-old That Pine had been ill for four days, That Thin took the boy to a clinic in Myawaddy just across the border from Mae Sot in Thailand’s Tak province. Father and son went there twice, paying a sizeable 60,000 kyat (about US$60) in fees, but the doctors cla... Read more ►

Health Workers Stress Prevention Best Medicine To Fight Dengue

August 19, 2014  •  Author: Karen News

The World Health Organisation classifies dengue as one of the leading causes of serious illness and death in children. WHO has listed dengue as the world’s fastest growing mosquito-borne disease and reports that almost half the world’s population is at risk. Health worke... Read more ►

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