Mission to Myanmar

Project Description

In early 2014, For Good member Edwin Lee produced a video for Global Clinic who embarked on a project trip to the riverside town of Pathein which is located within Ayerwaddy Delta in Myanmar. In this mission, surgeons performed free procedures which included cataract, cleft palate and other miscellaneous minor surgeries amongst more than 3,000 patients. Global clinic saw a total of 1,900 primary eye care patients, conducted of 217 cataracts surgeries, prescribed 492 pairs of spectacles on top of seeing more than 1,000 dental and obgyn patients.

Project Details

  • NGO: Global Clinic
  • Cause: Medical Missions for Disadvantaged Peoples
  • Awards: Finalist, Professional Category, The Good Story Competition by Our Better World
  • Website: www.global-clinic.org