2018 & 2019
A collaborative work with Thames Valley GP Faculty enabled us to sponsor four UK NHS trained fellows' six months placement at Yangon General Hospital and in the community. This project is supported by the Ministry of Health and Sports and General Practitioners Society. For more information, please follow Facebook link here
A massive floods hit many districts in Mon state during the rainy seasons of 2019. Many became homeless and stranded. Brighter Future Foundation and friends donated MMK 27,00000 towards the floods relief victims through Mon State Government
A donation of 1000 N95 masks for the influenza outbreak and a donation of Drager portable ventilator to Yangon General Hospital were made in August 2017. We also sponsored the placement of the senior Anaesthetist trainee volunteer from NHS to Mandalay General Hospital for 6 months.
A digital retinal camera was donated to Endocrinology Unit of Yangon General Hospital on 17th May 2016 for the regular retinal screening of diabetic patients.
As part of YGH ICU care improvement initiatives, in April 2016, Brighter Future Foundation has funded a week visit of Dr Ye Myint, Consultant Intensivist, Barnsley Hospital, UK, to coincide with the visit from the Trauma ICU team from Cambridge University Hospital.
Cambridge Charity Food Fair & Thingyan Festival 2016
Brighter Future Foundation had a great fund raising event on 27th March 2016 in Cambridge, having raised a grand total of £6057. The chairman and all trustees would like to thank everyone who came from far and near and supported our cause.
Our special thanks go to all our friends who have spared their precious time to prepare and came and sold exceptionally delicious and authentic Burmese dishes. Every year this event is made lively by colourful Thingyan dances and we thank Ma Htike Yadanar, Ko Min Lwin dance group, Ma Tu Mar, Ma Kai Page and friends, Ma Yin Nwe Aye and Ma Nandar Maung Maung Aye for lovely entertainment and Dr. Zin Lin Htike and Michelle for hosting the event. We also thank Dr. Zaw Myint and Aunty Monica for organising amazing raffle prizes. Last but not least, we would not been able to host such events without our very good long lasting friends who have helped us from setting the hall up to mopping the kitchen floors from dawn to dusk and we thank all of you from our hearts.
Emergency Relief Work for Flood Victims August 2015
We organized a charity food fair to fund the emergency relief work for the flood victims in Myanmar in August 2015 at Birmingham Vihara from which we raised £7553. Thanks to the generous donations of our friends and families via our website or direct transfers to our account in addition to £2000 donation from our BFF fund, we raised £15795 for the flood victims back home. Our ground force in Myanmar led by Mr Zwe Nanda (our trustee), Dr Ye Kyaw Thu and Dr Soe Nandar Htet donated rice bags, water purification tablets, clothes and purified distilled water bottles to thousands of families in the hard-to-reach villages in the Irrawady and Magwe Divisions. Ten fibre boats worth of 35 lakhs kyats were also part of the essential flood relief aid and were distributed in the villages along Nga-Wun river in Ayerrawaddy delta area.
Spectra Apheresis system is donated to Haematology Department, Yangon General Hospital on 24/3/2014. To develop this service, training sessions was provided by an experienced specialist sister Mrs. Gill Pout from Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust from 2/5/2014-10/5/2014. For more information, please click here
Various medical equipments were donated to different hospitals in Myanmar during July 2013 and August 2014. Examples include Dash 2500 cardiac monitor donation to Thingangyun Hospital, Yangon, Drager Evita 2 Dura ventilator to Mandalay General Hospital, ICU and Fluorescence microscope to Microbiology department, University of Medicine 1, Yangon, Myanmar.
Brighter Future Foundation has collaborated with Dr. Caroline Nixon, General Practitioner and head of GP training scheme, Oxfordshire Deanery and Dr. Eleanor Vogel, International Representative, Royal College of General Practitioners and GP Society, Myanmar on strengthening the training of general practice doctors in Myanmar. As a first step, a seminar was held in Myanmar Medical Association, Yangon on the 8th of October and discussions were well received with enormous interest amongst local general practitioners.
Brighter Future Foundation hosted this Myanmar New Year Festival or Water Festival along with charity Burmese food sale in Shelford Village, Cambridge, UK. It was a successful event and raised more than £4978.50 for ongoing healthcare projects in Myanmar.
Free Diabetes Clinic 2013 (Wachet Hospital, Sagaing): Blood Gas Analysis Training: Diabetes And Updates In Endocrinology 2013 Seminar (Myanmar Medical Association): Fund Raising Food Fair & Cambridge Thingyan Festival 2013: BMA Information Fund 2012 Books Donation: IRMA-TruPoint Blood Gas Analyser Donation to NYGH: Cyclone Giri Survivors Charity Calendar 2011: Nargis Relief Work 2008: