Specialists conduct medical outreach in Mawlamyine, Mon State

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The specialist and health staff make medical checkup for the patient with the aid of diagnosis machines.

A specialist team from Yangon General Hospital, Yangon Children’s Hospital and Specialist Hospital 500-bed in collaboration with medics from Mawlamyine General Hospital performed medical treatments for residents in Mon State on 16 and 17 September.
During their two-day visit, the medical team provided treatments to 119 patients with heart diseases, 76 gastroenteritis patients, 92 neurological patients, nine neurosurgical patients, 109 neurological child patients, 19 patients with hematologic disorders, 287 patients with general conditions, 55 patients with diabetes and nephrological conditions, 97 patients with physiological conditions, 26 dental patients, 26 patients with eye conditions, four patients with ear, nose and throat conditions, 86 orthopaedic patients, and three obstetrics and gynecological patients, totalling 1,008. The specialist team made medical examinations for the patients with the aid of respective diagnosis machines.
Apart from patients in Mon and Kayin states, those from 10 townships of Mon State and three townships of Kayin State were also benefitted from the treatment of mobile specialist team.
In addition, arrangements were made for the transfer of two patients who needed further treatment for neurologic, three patients needing neurosurgery, 10 patients needed treatment for heart disease and two patients who needed treatment for gastroenteritis procedures to Yangon General Hospital. Similarly, 12 children who needed treatment for child neurologic referred to Yangon Children’s Hospital.
The specialist team has treated three times in Sittway, Rakhine State and similar programmes have already been conducted in Pathein, Taunggyi, Magway, Pyay, Meiktila, and Myeik townships. And this initiative will cover other regions and states. — MNA/KZL

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