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Medical elective at Mae Tao clinic, Mae Sot, Thailand

Abstract:

Mae Tao Clinic in Mae Sot, on the border between Thailand and Burma, was established 20 years ago by Dr Cynthia Maung, a Burmese of Karen ethnicity who fled to Thailand in search of refuge from the brutal military regime of her home country. Her vision of providing much-needed medical care to fellow refugees was originally realized in modest settings: a small hut served as a clinic and a rice-cooker doubled as a sterilizer of surgical instruments. Since then, the clinic has come a long way an...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Alma Mata Journal of Global Health
Journal:
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Issue:
3
Pages:
18-21
Publication date:
2013-09-01
Acceptance date:
2012-09-01
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Pubs id:
pubs:626378
UUID:
uuid:06470d2e-8665-446c-80a9-64775df3b322
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pubs:626378
Source identifiers:
626378
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2016-06-08

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