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Please meet Poh Poh, she is one of the children to benefit from our Big Give Campaign 2012 in conjunction with Burma Children Medical Fund. Poh Poh loves going to school, but in December, 2012 she had to stop attending after developing a pain in her left eye. At the time, Poh Poh returned home [...]
Originally founded as The Pattaya Orphanage Trust in 1982, the Trust’s role was to support the work of Fr Ray Brennan. The story widely accepted is that Fr Ray Brennan famously found a child on his doorstep. He actually didn’t; it’s a myth. There had been a growing supply of unwanted children in Pattaya for a number of [...]
The Big Give starts today at 10 a.m. Get by your computer, credit card in hand, log on here and put more cheeky smiles on pretty faces like Nam’s, a BCMF success story. This is what Jacqui Whelan told us recently. ‘The highlight of our work at the Burma Children Medical Fund is to see [...]
Just four days before the Big Give, we would like to introduce the core team at Burma Children Medical Fund. So far this year, BCMF have taken 179 children for life-saving surgery in Chiang Mai. This tiny group of multi-lingual miult-taskers are the people who meet the children, arrange the transport, run the Safe House [...]
Unfortunately at Burma Children Medical Fund we see many cases of children who have been severely burned. With no access to immediate medical care or ongoing treatment after most accidents, severe scarring results. Few cases are as tragic as Maung’s. Maung is four years old, he suffered serious burns when he was playing at home [...]
The Mae Tao Clinic provides basic healthcare to patients in the Thai-Burma border area at no cost. The Clinic’s services are limited however to basic health care, that is, simple preventive and curative care for adults and children. This means that in cases of a common disease, especially an acute infection, we are able to [...]