collette.brydon
Oct 29, 2017

Myanmar project

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I’m a HIV pharmacist by background and about to begin a 6 month project in Yangon with Medical Action Myanmar (MAM). MAM have a few clinics outside of Yangon and provide primary care healthcare including HIV, TB and malaria treatment. They are a fairly small charity and have never had a pharmacist volunteer. They would like me do some antiretroviral teaching but mainly improve medicines management.

 

This is my first humanitarian mission so I’m pretty nervous! I would appreciate any advice from more experienced humanitarian pharmacists and would hugely

appreciate any connections with pharmacists in Myanmar.

Thank you - Collette

Kate Enright
Oct 30, 2017

What an amazing opportunity!

 

Hopefully you found our "pre-deployment" conversation useful. I've also just linked up you and a pharmacist friend of mine from Myanmar on Skype - hope you find the support you need.

 

Please keep us updated about your experiences and do get in touch for support if you need. Best of luck!

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