Hope Thailand made a visit to Mae Sot from January 15-17, 2017 with a medical team of 18 people, including 2 doctors from Toronto, Canada, 4 Thai pharmacists, 3 Thai/Burmese translators, 3 pastors (2 Thai and 1 from Kitchener, Canada) and 6 helpers.
The team visited 4 different locations where displaced Burmese refugees are living, and saw 335 men, women and children. Many prescription drugs were given out with instructions to those in need of treatment.
- Morning visit to Emmanuel Church School where 130 men, women and children were seen by the medical team
- Lunch provided for all the men, women and children who attended, and canned fish and oil were given out to 50 families
- Late afternoon another 35 people were seen at the Mercy Learning Centre
- Morning spent at an old school to see 125 women and children who live on a trash dump next to the school. Fish and oil were distributed to another 60 families here
- Late afternoon at Wang Pa Church and orphan home where a final 47 people were seen, many of them from the surrounding area who heard there was a doctor on-site