Surgical Visit to Yangon and Sittwe, Myanmar, November 2014

 Sittwe, Osurg, Burma

Sittwe, Osurg, Burma

 

Members of Swiss Neurosurgeons International visited Sittwe in the Rakhine State in Myanmar in November 2014 together with members of the Interplast foundation, performing surgeries on patients with tumors, hydrocephalus and meningoceles at the district hospital in Sittwe and in more complex cases after transport to Yangon at the Neurosurgical Department of Yangon University. SNI thanks the monks of Sittwe`s Monastery for organisation and providing for patients, and the medical staff of Sittwe general hospital and Professor Myat Thu of the Neurosurgical Department in Yangon for medical support.