Earth Mission Asia is working in collaboration with the Karen Department of Health and Welfare (KDHW) to provide highly-trained Physician Assistants (PA) in remote areas of Karen State, Myanmar.
A 5-Year Training Program for Remote Medical Providers
Offering Education Opportunities
Lack of quality education in the villages means most Karen do not get higher education opportunities.
Developing a Health Network
More health practitioners means more options for people to have access to healthcare.
Implementing Public Health
Trained locals can help empower villages with better public health practices.
THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT TRAINING JOURNEY
Learn more about our training for a healthcare revolution in Karen State
Outpatient Care (OPD)
Average 9 hours of clinical experience per week per student, including patient history and physical exams, presenting patient cases, lab tests and disease knowledge.
Location: T-RAD Clinic in Ler Doh (Kyaukkyi), Myanmar
Remote Clinical Training
Responsible for patient cases, diagnosis and treatment under medic’s supervision. Average hours per week per student: 60 hours for IPD care; 45 hours for OPD care.
Location: Rain Tree Clinic in Karen State, Myanmar
December 2020, EMA graduated its first-ever Year 5 Physician Assistants.
Huge shout out to Saw Sai Sai Poe, Saw Thit, Naw Lay Lay Poe, Saw Moo Kler Taw, Naw Bwae Htee Khu and Saw Hsa Khu Say Wah.
Because of YOUR support and trust in EMA’s Physician Assistant Training program, EMA was able to graduate its first-ever Physician Assistant (PA) students. What an exciting milestone!
We hope EMA’s graduates will share their healthcare expertise with a plethora of individuals via remote clinics in Karen State, Myanmar.