Consultants of Foreign NGOs come calling at western
Maungdaw, 17th June 03: Two country directors from Aide Medical International (international medical aid), came calling at Maungdaw, the western Burmese town in
The two NGO officials came to the town on the
Yves, the country director of AMI came on an exploratory trip as the NGO is trying to take over the health programme presently carried out by the UNHCR in the area.
Between 10th and 13th June 03 they visited the state hospitals at Buthidaung and
They also met health workers involved in basic healthcare training, water and biogas exploration, and traditional midwife training programmes.
Commenting on the flurry of NGO activities limited to the two border townships of Maungdaw and Buthidaung, a prominent politician in the township said that though the entire