Myanmar

In 2008, AEC was one of the few foreign organizations to receive permission to provide eye care in Myanmar. In doing so, AEC collaborates with Doctors without Borders-Holland.

From 29 May to 7 June 2015, we worked again in a number of locations of the country, within the context of the AEC Colloborative Ophthalmic Training Program for Yangon Division Myanmar: the Insein General Hospital, the North Okkalapa General Hospital, Thingankyun General Hospital and the Yangon Eye Hospital.

From 1 to 5 June, we organized for the fifth time in succession the AEC Postgraduate Seminar on Pediatric Ophthalmology Glaucoma and Epidemiology. In this intensive ophthalmic training, 19 Burmese doctors participated with much energy and enthusiasm.

At the invitation of the Burmese government, AEC will continue the collaboration in 2016 with eye care, eye surgery and ophthalmic trainings. So far, we have donated medicins, materials and instruments to the amount of US$ 160,000.