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Post thumbnail image Kyaw Myo (Cardiac)
December 18, 2013 Posted in BAMF Success stories

Kyaw Myo is a 27 year-old man who has been suffering from cardiac disease since he was a young boy.  His biological parents died when he was few months old and he was adopted by a couple with two daughters living in Mawlamyine in Mon State, Burma. When he was 12 years old he became […]

Post thumbnail image Aung Myint (Tumor)
December 4, 2013 Posted in BCMF Current patients

Aung Myint is a 7 year-old boy who came to BCMF after a CT scan revealed that he has a tumor behind his right eye. He and his mother came to BCMF from the village of Nga See Pyai , Kyaikto Township in Mon State, Burma. His father died a few months before he was […]

Post thumbnail image Ma (Ovarian Cyst)
November 18, 2013 Posted in BWMF Success stories

Ma is a 36 year-old woman who came to BCMF in August 2013 after being diagnosed with an ovarian cyst seven years ago. She has five children, including twins from her third pregnancy. She used to live in Bago Division in Burma, however eight months ago her family moved to a village just outside of […]

Post thumbnail image Aye Mya (Hemangioma)
November 15, 2013 Posted in BCMF Current patients

Aye Mya is a 16 year-old girl who was diagnosed with a hemangioma when she was six months old. A hemangioma is a benign tumor characterized by an increased number of blood vessels. Aye Mya’s father is an agricultural day laborer in Burma and earns 2,000 kyat ($2 USD) per day. Aye Mya’s mother and […]

Post thumbnail image Nan Aye (Thyroid dysfunction)
November 11, 2013 Posted in BAMF Current patients

Nan Aye is a 28 year-old woman that came to BCMF with a large goiter resulting from thyroid dysfunction. She lives in Nyi Naung Village in Karen State, Burma. Her family is originally from Mon State, however when she was a child a typhoon flooded her family’s land and they were forced to relocate to […]

Post thumbnail image 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 […]

Post thumbnail image 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 […]

Post thumbnail image 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 […]

Post thumbnail image 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 […]