Burma Children Medical Fund - BCMF Success stories

Khant Chaw (Cardiac)

June 6, 2016  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories, Slideshow

Khant Chaw is a 16 years old boy, diagnosed with a congenital heart disease. He lives with his parents and two siblings in Thi Taw village in the Ayeyarwady Division in Burma.

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Ah Dee Son (Thalassemia)

June 6, 2016  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

Ah Dee Son, is a shy little 5 year old boy who has been treated for Thalassemia in MTC (Mae Tao Clinic). His illness has been disruptive to his family’s life with his family having to move from Hpa- an to Myawaddy to be closer to the hospital due to travel expenses incurred. The medical […]

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Htoi Aung (Cardiac Disease)

June 5, 2015  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

Htoi Aung is a 9 year old boy who came to BCMF in January 2013 after being diagnosed with severe cardiac disease. Growing up in Kachin State, Burma, Htoi Aung was surrounded by violent conflict and his family was forced to relocate numerous times for safety. Htoi Aung’s condition caused him to experience extreme fevers […]

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Krishna (Cardiac)

December 18, 2013  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

Krishna is a six year old boy that first came to BCMF one year ago after being diagnosed with cardiac disease. His family is ethnically Nepali and live in Kachin State. However, in 2011 fighting broke out in their village between the Burmese Army and the Kachin Independence Army. Fighting between the two armed groups […]

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Ka Nyaw (Hydrocephalus)

December 18, 2013  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

  Ka Nyaw is a 1 year-old-baby who came to BCMF suffering from hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is a condition caused by an abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the skull and can lead to convulsions, vision problems and mental disability. If left untreated, hydrocephalus is a fatal condition. Ka Nyaw first showed symptoms of his condition […]

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New Video: “Nyein Shin Shin”

September 19, 2013  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

Nyein Shin Shin is a two year old girl with a type of Spina Bifida called Myelomeningocele. With the help of BCMF, she was sent to Chiang Mai for treatment and surgery a total of 14 times. Though her surgery was a success, she will never walk on her own due to the nerve damage […]

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Ing Gah Htoo-Cleft Lip

July 2, 2013  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

Ing Gha Htoo is a 2 year old boy who was born with a cleft lip. In March 2013, BCMF referred him to Suan Dok Hospital in Chiang Mai for corrective surgery. On March 28, 2013, he had an initial consultation with the plastic surgeon and on April 28, 2013, he underwent surgery to correct […]

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Phy Wai Yan Soe (Kidney and Bladder Stones)

July 2, 2013  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

Phyo Wai Yan Soe is a 3 year-old boy suffering from kidney stones and bladder stones. Phyo Wai Yan Soe frequently cries whenever he passes urine as he feels pain and passes blood at the same time. Phyo Wai Yan Soe’s family originally came from Durin Seit village, Tha Tong, Mon State in Burma. His […]

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Thi Dar Win – Thalasseima

June 13, 2013  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

Thi Dar is a 3-year-old girl who was suffering from Thalassemia. Shortly after she was born, Thi Dar developed jaundice and was placed in incubation and given a blood transfusion. Her hospitalization cost the family a total of 100,000 kyat ($116 USD) which her parents had to borrow from relatives.  Thi Dar’s condition improved, but […]

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Video: “Naut Naut’s Journey”

June 11, 2013  •  Posted in BCMF Success stories

BCMF is delighted to share the story of Naut Naut, one of our patients. Naut Naut was born on August 1, 2011 with pneumonia, respiratory failure, and obstructive jaundice due to biliary atresia (liver duct blockage). Unable to care for a sick infant, her parents abandoned her at the hospital and she was referred to […]

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